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Try to get lost : essays on travel and place

Author: Joan Frank
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2020.
Series: River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through the author's travels in Europe and the United States, Try to Get Lost explores the quest for place that compels and defines us: the things we carry, how politics infuse geography, media's depictions of an idea of home, the ancient and modern reverberations of the word "hotel," and the ceaseless discovery generated by encounters with self and others on familiar and foreign ground. Frank posits that in fact  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frank, Joan, 1949-
Try to get lost.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019032102
Named Person: Joan Frank; Joan Frank; Joan Frank
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Frank
ISBN: 9780826361370 0826361374
OCLC Number: 1124986414
Description: xxi, 182 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue. The where of it --
Shake me up, Judy --
Cake-frosting country --
Cake-frosting coda: the astonishment index --
In case of Firenze --
A bag of one's own --
Cave of the iron door --
Red state, blue state: a short, biased lament --
Today I will fly --
Little traffic light men --
Place as answer: HGTV --
Rules for the well-intended --
Think of England --
Location sluts --
The room where it happens --
Lundi matin --
Coda: I see a long journey.
Series Title: River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Joan Frank.

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Through the author's travels, Try to Get Lost explores the quest for place that compels and defines us: the things we carry, how politics infuse geography, media's depictions of an idea of home, the  Read more...

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