Preparing the ghost : an essay concerning the giant squid and its first photographrer (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Preparing the ghost : an essay concerning the giant squid and its first photographrer

Author: Matthew Gavin Frank
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A Shelf Awareness Best Book of 2014 Memory, mythology, and obsession collide in this strikingly original and enigmatic account of the first man to photograph a giant squid.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Matthew Gavin.
Preparing the ghost.
(DLC) 2014005845
(OCoLC)880520797
Named Person: M Harvey; M Harvey
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Gavin Frank
ISBN: 9780871402899 0871402890
OCLC Number: 918332459
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The largest animal without a backbone --
The mere fabrications of a distorted mind --
All of these suckers --
We're coming to a head wind.
Responsibility: Matthew Gavin Frank.

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"[A] slyly charming book-length essay... The connections between all these themes-giant squids, Poppa Dave, ice cream-are fragile, but for the most part, Frank knows just how much weight they can Read more...

 
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