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The Windows of Brimnes : an American in Iceland.

Author: Bill Holm
Publisher: New York : Milkweed Editions, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bill Holm is one of a kind. A Minnesotan of Icelandic ancestry, his travels have taken him all over the world, providing the material for a number of rich and memorable books. In The Windows of Brimnes, Holm travels to Brimnes, his fisherman's cottage on the shore of a creek in northern Iceland. From there, he considers the fate of America -- "my home, my citizenship, my burden"--In these provocative essays.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Holm, Bill.
Windows of Brimnes : An American in Iceland.
New York : Milkweed Editions, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Holm
ISBN: 9781571318282 1571318283
OCLC Number: 693761826
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; BRIMNES: NAME AND PLACE; SKAGAFJÖRĐUR; ETHEREAL FRIENDS; ELVES OUT THE WINDOWS; THE MELANCHOLY QUOTIENT; MINNEOTA: THE EARLY YEARS; SILENCE AND NOISE; A GIFT OF HORSES; CHRISTIANITY UNDERTHE GLACIER; THE HOME OF POETRY; FOG; END NOTES; About the Author.

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Bill Holm is one of a kind. A Minnesotan of Icelandic ancestry, his travels have taken him all over the world, providing the material for a number of rich and memorable books. In The Windows of Brimnes, Holm travels to Brimnes, his fisherman's cottage on the shore of a creek in northern Iceland. From there, he considers the fate of America -- "my home, my citizenship, my burden"--In these provocative essays.

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