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My Sky Blue Trades: Growing Up Counter in a Contrary Time

By: Birkerts, Sven

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780142003091

ISBN: 0142003093

Condition: USED


Author of the widely acclaimed "New York Times" Notable Book "The Gutenberg Elegies," distinguished critic and essayist Sven Birkerts explores in this brilliantly written memoir what it means to be an American with roots in a distant culture. The son of Latvian immigrants, Birkerts describes how his struggle to find his own path thrust him up against the myths of his origins-the turbulent lives of his grandparents, whose artistic ambitions played out against a backdrop of revolution and war-as well as the excesses of the 1960s counterculture. A moving saga of a writer's painful-and comic-comin... View more info

Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

By: Birkerts, Sven

Price: $5.50

Publisher: 5/9/2011

Seller ID: 9780449910092

ISBN: 0449910091

Condition: USED


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