The Resource How to read an unwritten language, Philip Graham, (electronic resource)

How to read an unwritten language, Philip Graham, (electronic resource)

Label
How to read an unwritten language
Title
How to read an unwritten language
Statement of responsibility
Philip Graham
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Michael Kirby's mother begins to create strangely unsettling personalities before the private audience of her three children, she bestows upon Michael a double-edged gift: the ability to see past the ordinary surface of the world. After her performances lead to catastrophe, Michael embarks on a redemptive journey to uncover the hidden languages of his family, his lovers, even strangers. Through Michael's eyes the reader discovers the unsuspected terrors of a bowling alley, the insinuating force of the daily horoscope, the secret poetry of insurance, and the startling revelations that are possible on a carousel ride. Even simple objects at yard sales and auctions contain stories waiting to be revealed, whether it's a tape recorder holding the contagiously powerful suicide songs of a doomed lover, or the bent plastic arm of a doll that a timid child once waved to ward off imagined dangers. At once exuberantly comic and darkly disturbing, How to Read an Unwritten Language is filled with unforgettable stories, narrated by a man who hopes to save others, and himself, through the telling
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
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Graham, Philip
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Collectors and collecting
  • Men
  • Loneliness
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
How to read an unwritten language, Philip Graham, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11778867
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11778867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11778867
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778867
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
How to read an unwritten language, Philip Graham, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11778867
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11778867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11778867
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778867
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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