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Books di Weschler Lawrence editi da Univ Of Chicago Pr

A Miracle, a Universe

A Miracle, a Universe

Weschler Lawrence 
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback)

During the past fifteen years, one of the most vexing issues facing fledgling transitional democracies around the world--from South Africa to Eastern Europe, from Cambodia to Bosnia--has been what to do about the still-toxic security apparatuses left over from the previous regime. In this now-classic and profoundly...

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€ 27,00
A Wanderer in the Perfect City

A Wanderer in the Perfect City

Weschler Lawrence 
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback) , 2006

“There is something both marvelous and hilarious,” writes Lawrence Weschler, “in watching the humdrum suddenly take flight. This is, in part, a collection of such launchings.”Indeed, the eight essays collected in A Wanderer in the Perfect City do soar into the realm of passion as Weschler profiles people who “were...

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€ 18,10
Boggs

Boggs

Weschler Lawrence 
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback) , 2000

In this highly entertaining book, Lawrence Weschler chronicles the antics of J. S. G. Boggs, an artist whose consuming passion is money, or perhaps more precisely, value. Boggs draws money-paper notes in standard currencies from all over the world-and tries to spend his drawings. It is a practice that regularly lands...

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€ 21,30
Calamities of Exile

Calamities of Exile

Weschler Lawrence 
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback)

From the author of Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder, Calamities of Exile combines three gripping narratives that afford a sort of double CAT scan into the natures of both modern totalitarianism and timeless exile."Beautiful but harrowing chronicles of three exiles that probe the moral and personal risks of their encounters...

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€ 29,80
Calamities of Exile

Calamities of Exile

Weschler Lawrence 
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana (Hardcover)

From the author of Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder, Calamities of Exile combines three gripping narratives that afford a sort of double CAT scan into the natures of both modern totalitarianism and timeless exile."Beautiful but harrowing chronicles of three exiles that probe the moral and personal risks of their encounters...

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€ 29,80