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Author: Jack Pendarvis
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
Series: Object lessons.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An eclectic and poetic exploration of the cigarette lighter and its association with romance, magic, art, science, immortality and death in literature and popular culture"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Pendarvis
ISBN: 9781501307362 1501307363
OCLC Number: 903080206
Description: x, 135 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Welcome to the National Lighter Museum --
Personalized --
The Disposability of the Permanent; the Permanence of the Disposable --
Masters of Fire --
Smoke 'Em if You've Got 'Em --
What Have We Learned So Far? --
Strike Anywhere --
In Cars --
Strange Intimacy --
About These Little Things.
Series Title: Object lessons.
Responsibility: Jack Pendarvis.
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I didn't realize how much I needed this book. It brought back terrible memories of an uncle dead in Vietnam, nothing but his Zippos to imagine him by, and the beautiful boy who broke my heart, Read more...

 
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