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Simulated worlds.

Author: Ira Glass; Jack Hitt; National Public Radio (U.S.); WBEZ (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: Chicago : WBEZ Chicago, 1996.
Series: This American life, 38.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : English
Database:WorldCat
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Civil war reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America. Ira Glass discusses Umberto Eco and the theme restaurant Medieval Times and Jack Hitt discusses dinosaur re-creations.
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Named Person: Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Glass; Jack Hitt; National Public Radio (U.S.); WBEZ (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 40153713
Performer(s): Ira Glass, host.
Event notes: Originally broadcast Oct. 11, 1996 on the National Public Radio program This American Life.
Description: 1 audiocassette (60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, stereo ; 1/8 in.
Series Title: This American life, 38.
Other Titles: This American life (Radio program)

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Civil war reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America. Ira Glass discusses Umberto Eco and the theme restaurant Medieval Times and Jack Hitt discusses dinosaur re-creations.

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