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Yawn Adventures in Boredom

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ISBN-10: 0374535841

ISBN-13: 9780374535841

Edition: 2017

Authors: Mary Mann

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The incisive and often hilarious story of one of our most interesting cultural phenomena: boredom It's the feeling your grandma told you was only experienced by boring people. Some people say they're dying of it; others claim to have killed because of it. It's a key component of depression, creativity, and sex-toy advertisements. It's boredom, the subject of Yawn, a delightful and at times moving take on the oft-derided emotion and how we deal with it. Deftly wrought from interviews, research, and personal experience, Yawn follows Mary Mann's search through history for the truth about boredom, spanning the globe, introducing a varied cast of characters. The Desert Fathers--fourth-century…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 5/16/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English