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Author: Barrie Jean Borich
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2013]
Series: American lives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A memoir from the award-winning author of My Lesbian Husband, Barrie Jean Borich's Body Geographic turns personal history into an inspired reflection on the points where place and person intersect, where running away meets running toward, and where dislocation means finding oneself. One coordinate of Borich's story is Chicago, the prototypical Great Lakes port city built by immigrants like her great-grandfather Big  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012030607
Named Person: Barrie Jean Borich; Barrie Jean Borich
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barrie Jean Borich
ISBN: 0803245467 9780803245464 1283948834 9781283948838
OCLC Number: 824353866
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Legend: My Body as the Middle West --
Map 1: Geographical Solutions : A map of the Middle West, with insets past and current --
Map 2: Alabaster City's Gleam : A body map of Chicago, with insets --
Map 3: American Doll : A map of Hong Kong imagined, with Avenue H insets --
Map 4: Mapping the Body Back : An overlay map, with pages illegible or missing --
Triptik: On a Clear Day, Catalina : Los Angeles itinerary, with overlooks and day trips --
Unmapped: Cities of Possibility --
Map 5: When We Were in the Projects : A topography of my mother's and my Chicago --
Map 6: Navigating Jazz : A map to the end of longing, with insets of my father's and my escape --
Map 7: Here Be Monsters : A cartography of the prairie, with overlays and panorama feature --
Triptik: Waterfront Property : New Orleans itinerary, with overlooks and meanderings --
Remapped: City in the Middle --
Legend Reinscribed: The Middle West as My Body --
Postmetropolis: Body Geographic --
About the Maps.
Series Title: American lives.
Responsibility: Barrie Jean Borich.

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