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ISBN-10: 1587296950

ISBN-13: 9781587296956

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robyn Schiff

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As restless, reckless, and precise as the Colt revolver for which it is named, Robyn Schiffrsquo;sRevolverldquo;repeats fire without reloadingrdquo; as it reckons with the array of foreboding objects displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the traces of their ghosts one hundred years later. A dirge on the Singer Sewing Machine, an exuberant and unnerving rumination on multipurpose campaign furniture, and a breathless account of Ralph Laurenrsquo;s silver Porsche 550 Spyder are among the collectionrsquo;s exhilarating corporate histories, urgent fantasias, and agonizing love poems. The long, lavish, and utterly unpredictable sentences that Schiff has assembled contort as much to…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

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