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Rebel Souls

Author : Justin Martin
ISBN : 9780306822278
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Brilliant portrait of a time and place that launched American Bohemia and liberated the genius of Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman S America

Author : David S. Reynolds
ISBN : 9780679767091
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A study of the life and works of one of America's finest poets is set against the social, cultural, and political backdrop of his time, offering new insights into his poetry, ideas, and imagery

Genius Of Place

Author : Justin Martin
ISBN : 9780306819841
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Frederick Law Olmsted is arguably the most important historical figure that the average American knows the least about. Best remembered for his landscape architecture, from New York's Central Park to Boston's Emerald Necklace to Stanford University's campus, Olmsted was also an influential journalist, early voice for the environment, and abolitionist credited with helping dissuade England from joining the South in the Civil War. This momentous career was shadowed by a tragic personal life, also fully portrayed here. Most of all, he was a social reformer. He didn't simply create places that were beautiful in the abstract. An awesome and timeless intent stands behind Olmsted's designs, allowing his work to survive to the present day. With our urgent need to revitalize cities and a widespread yearning for green space, his work is more relevant now than it was during his lifetime. Justin Martin restores Olmsted to his rightful place in the pantheon of great Americans.

Almost A Woman

Author : Esmeralda Santiago
ISBN : 9780306820823
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Esmeralda Santiago describes her adolescence as a young Puerto Rican woman growing up in New York, helping her beloved mother at the welfare office, attending the Performing Arts High School, and searching for romance.

Qi The Third Book Of General Ignorance

Author : John Lloyd
ISBN : 9780571309009
Genre : Humor
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The Third Book of General Ignorance gathers together 180 questions, both new and previously featured on the BBC TV programme's popular 'General Ignorance' round, and show why, when it comes to general knowledge, none of us knows anything at all. Who invented the sandwich? What was the best thing before sliced bread? Who first ate frogs' legs? Which cat never changes its spots? What did Lady Godiva do? What can you legally do if you come across a Welshman in Chester after sunset?

One Thousand Things Worth Knowing

Author : Paul Muldoon
ISBN : 9780571316069
Genre : Poetry
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Paul Muldoon's new book, his twelfth collection of poems, is wide-ranging in its subject matter yet is everywhere concerned with watchfulness. Heedful, hard won, head-turning, heartfelt, these poems attempt to bring scrutiny to bear on everything, including scrutiny itself. One Thousand Things Worth Knowing confirms Nick Laird's assessment, in the New York Review of Books, that Paul Muldoon is 'the most formally ambitious and technically innovative of modern poets, [who] writes poems like no one else.'

Bohemian Manifesto

Author : Laren Stover
ISBN : 0821228900
Genre : Social Science
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Bohemianism is a way of life, a state of mind, an atmosphere. It is not a trend, its a timeless movement. It is about living beyond convention. BOHEMIAN MANIFESTO explores and joyfully celebrates the creativity, the originality, and the splendor of a lifestyle and spirit shared by free-thinking, free-living artists, poets, writers, sculptors, musicians, and intellectuals. This is the first book to distill and categorize all the ingredients of Bohemian life. In a witty and engaging style, Laren Stover examines the contents of a Bohemians closet, bathroom, and bookshelf. She explains the allure of absinthe, why it isnt wise to leave a Bohemian unattended in your home--you could return to find nude nymphs painted on your lamp shades--and how to identify what type of Bohemian you might be.

Nader

Author : Justin Martin
ISBN : 0738208574
Genre : Business & Economics
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A portrait of the impassioned public figure traces his confrontations with such adversaries as General Motors, Microsoft, and the auto insurance industry, citing his impact on the most recent presidential election while offering insight into the mystery and controversy surrounding his public and private life. Reprint.

Hart Crane S The Bridge

Author : Hart Crane
ISBN : 0823233073
Genre : Literary Collections
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"Hart Crane's long poem The Bridge has steadily grown in stature since it was published in 1930. This book is a guide to the poem. It's detailed and far-reaching annotations make [the poem] fully accessible, for the first time, to its readers"--Jacket flap.

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