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Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho
Geeks
How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho
Paperback      ISBN: 0767906993
Describes how two nineteen-year-old working-class kids from a small town in Idaho overcame their lives as outsiders and reveals how they are using the Internet to redefine themselves and change their lives. Reprint.
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
No Logo
Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
Paperback      ISBN: 0312271921
A free-wheeling analysis and exploration of the invasion of our personal lives by logo-wielding power-hungry corporations combines muckraking journalism with contemporary memoir to discuss current consumer culture and the dark side of the information age. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
Mind Invaders: A Reader in Psychic Warfare, Cultural Sabotage and Semiotic Terrorism
Mind Invaders
A Reader in Psychic Warfare, Cultural Sabotage and Semiotic Terrorism
Paperback      ISBN: 1852425601
In London, the Association of Autonomous Astronauts is expanding the terrain of social struggle, launching an independent proletarian space exploration programme. Future ventures shall include raves in space. In Italy, the Bologna Psychogeographical Association is helping to levitate government buildings and playing mind games with primetime TV. Meanwhile their London counterparts are busy exposing the macabre occult practices of the British Royal Family, the Decadent Action plots to bring capitalism to its knees through a programme of exorbitant shopping sprees leading to hyper-inflation. Break out the champagne and canapes!
Plan of Attack
Plan of Attack
Hardcover      ISBN: 074325547x
Details the sixteen months of planning and decision making between President Bush, his war council, and key foreign leaders leading up to the 2003 war in Iraq and the toppling of Saddam Hussein's regime.
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
Paperback      ISBN: 1400034639
A foreign correspondent for The New York Times draws on his own experiences in the Balkans, Central America, and the Middle East to examine how human beings experience war and to argue that war gives rise to dangerous myths about the nobility of the cause while forgetting the hardships and costs of warfare. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Halls of Fame: Essays
Halls of Fame
Essays
Hardcover      ISBN: 1555973140
In these refreshingly bold, creative, and incisive essays, John D'Agata journeys the endless corridors of American's myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists, collage, and ludic narratives. From Martha Graham to the Flat Earth Society, from the brightest light in Vegas to the "outsider artist" Henry Darger, D'Agata's obsessions are as American as they are contemporary. Contents Round Trip Martha Graham, Audio Description Of Flat Earth Map: An Essay Hall of Fame: An Essay About the Ways in Which We Matter Notes toward the making of a whole human being . . . Collage History of Art, by Henry Darger And There Was Evening and There Was Morning Notes
The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings
The Vanishing Hitchhiker
American Urban Legends and Their Meanings
Paperback      ISBN: 0393951693
Presents a collection of examples of major American urban legends, one of the most common forms of contemporary American folklore, and explains their popular appeal
Minnesota Eats Out: An Illustrated History
Minnesota Eats Out
An Illustrated History
Hardcover      ISBN: 0873514521
Minnesota Eats Out is a virtual romp through the state's dining spots, from early health resorts to Prohibition-era speakeasies to A&W drive-ins, illustrated with over one thousand photographs, postcards, menus, matchbooks, and collectible dishes. In eleven chapters divided by type of eatery, Kathryn Strand Koutsky and Linda Koutsky narrate the history of dining in the North Star State, highlighting innovative foods, cutting-edge graphic design, and inspired restaurant architecture, along with anecdotes about beloved restaurants remembered through the decades. Accompanying this history is a collection of recipes for dishes made famous through the years, like the pioneers' Indian Pudding and old favorites from Eibner's Bakery in New Ulm or Ruttger's Resort in Brainerd. Eleanor Ostman revised these recipes for preparation in modern kitchens. Embellished with historic photographs, collectible tableware, and restaurant ephemera, the recipes invite today's readers to re-create cherished flavor memories.
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Paperback      ISBN: 1400082773
The son of an African father and white American mother discusses his childhood in Hawaii, his struggle to find his identity as an African American, and his life accomplishments.
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Fast Food Nation
The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Paperback      ISBN: 0060938455
Analyzing the influence of the fast food industry on American society, an award-winning journalist explores the homogenization of American society and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, food production, and more. Reprint.