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A Walk Around the Block Literary Texts and Social Contexts by Eugene Paul Nassar

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Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Social history,
  • Essays,
  • Reference,
  • Theory Of Literature,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11358603M
ISBN 100815681291
ISBN 109780815681298

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A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life—from manhole covers and recycling bins to bike lanes and stoplights.. In this celebration of the seemingly mundane, Carlsen opens our eyes to the engineering marvels, human stories, and.   A Walk Around the Block succeeds in making the mundane fascinating, opening our minds (and front doors) to an everyday world easily taken for granted. As Carlsen writes, “I’ve learned knowledge is power; and when you know more about how the world works, you make better decisions as you walk through it.”. A Walk Around the Block | A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life--from manhole covers and recycling bins to bike lanes and this celebration of the seemingly mundane, Carlsen opens our eyes to the engineering Brand: HarperOne.   A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life—from manhole covers and recycling bins to bike lanes and this celebration of the seemingly mundane, Carlsen opens our eyes to the engineering marvels, human stories, and /5.

A Walk Around the Block Summary A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life—from manhole covers and . In ‘On Looking’, Alexandra Horowitz takes the reader on a walk around many city blocks to consider what we see, and don’t see, and why our experience and understanding of our physical and social environment is often limited. At first, Horowitz sets out on what she’d regard as a normal walk around her block in New York City by herself/5(). Also available on the nbc app. Author Spike Carlsen tells TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer about his book “A Walk Around the Block,” which encourages people to look at their neighborhoods from a new Actors: Savannah Guthrie.   A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life?from manhole covers and recycling bins to bike lanes and this celebration of the seemingly mundane, Carlsen opens our eyes.

  A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life—from manhole covers and recycling bins to bike lanes and stoplights.. In this celebration of the seemingly mundane, Carlsen opens our eyes to the engineering marvels, human stories, and. From "The Best Candy in the Whole World" by Bill Harley. Animation by Laura Dowling. http://vimeo. Join The Last Walk on Our Block and relive your own memories of life as we all knew it. Length: pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone Reviews:   A Walk Around the Block: Stoplight Secrets, Mischievous Squirrels, Manhole Mysteries & Other Stuff You See Every Day (And Know Nothing About) (Book): Carlsen, Spike, A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life--from.