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Hold everything dear : dispatches on survival and resistance

Author: John Berger
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hold Everything Dear fully acknowledges the depth of suffering occurring around the world and suggests ideas and action that might finally help bring it to an end. From one of the most widely admired, articulate, and impassioned writers of our time, this is a collection of essays that holds a starkly reflective mirror up to post-9/11 realities."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berger, John.
Hold everything dear.
London ; New York : Verso, 2007
(OCoLC)608213008
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Berger
ISBN: 9781844671380 1844671380
OCLC Number: 123114534
Description: vi, 142 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 12 thesis on the economy of the dead --
Wanting now --
Levels of despair --
Undefeated despair --
I would softly tell my love --
Where are we? --
War against terrorism or a terrorist war? --
Let us think about fear --
Stones --
The chorus in our heads or pier Paolo Pasolini --
A master of pitilessness? --
Dispatches about endurance --
Flesh and speeches --
About disconnecting --
Dispatches about place --
Another side of desire --
Looking carefully --
two women photographers --
Notes.
Responsibility: John Berger.

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