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Vermeer in Bosnia : a reader

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of pieces from the last two decades: cultural comedies and political tragedies.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weschler, Lawrence.
Vermeer in Bosnia.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)607362163
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Weschler
ISBN: 0679442707 9780679442707
OCLC Number: 53434822
Description: viii, 412 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: In lieu of a preface : why I can't write fiction --
A Balkan triptych. Prelude : the dikes of Holland --
Vermeer in Bosnia --
Henry V at Srebrenica --
Aristotle in Belgrade --
Coda : the market on the Tuzla/Brcko Road --
Three Polish survivor stories. The brat's tale : Roman Polanski --
The troll's tale : Jerzy Urban --
The son's tale : Art Spiegelman --
Grandfathers and daughters. My grandfather's last tale --
Sara's eyes --
A season with the Borrowers --
Why is the human on Earth? --
A fathers and daughters convergence : occasioned by some portraits by Tina Barney --
My grandfather's Passover cantata --
Three L.A. pieces. An L.A. high school youth : Robert Irwin --
The L.A. quake --
The light of L.A. --
Three portraits of artists. True to life : David Hockney's photocollages --
The past affixed also : the Kienholz Spokane series --
A Parkinsonian passion : Ed Weinberg --
A final Vermeer convergence. A girl intent : Wislawa Szymborska and the lacemaker.
Responsibility: Lawrence Weschler.
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