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Spiral Jetta Summer: Swimming in the Great Salt Lake [NOOK Book]

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Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art: a salty coil of rocks, four hundred stainless steel poles, a gash in a mesa, four concrete tubes, and military sheds filled with cubes. Her completed journey took her through the states of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. It also took her through the states of anxiety, drunkenness, disorientation, and heat exhaustion. Spiral Jetta Summer is a chronicle of this adventure, and ...
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Spiral Jetta Summer: Swimming in the Great Salt Lake

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Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art: a salty coil of rocks, four hundred stainless steel poles, a gash in a mesa, four concrete tubes, and military sheds filled with cubes. Her completed journey took her through the states of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. It also took her through the states of anxiety, drunkenness, disorientation, and heat exhaustion. Spiral Jetta Summer is a chronicle of this adventure, and it reveals Hogan’s unpretentious and boisterous narrative flair on the roads of middle-of-nowhere Utah in pursuit of Robert Smithson’s classic work Spiral Jetty. Along the way, Hogan writes about venturing outside of her urban comfort zone; who she encounters; and most importantly, how she found most of what she was looking for and then some.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226094267
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 6/18/2013
  • Series: Chicago Shorts
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 38
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2014

    Storyline, info, map and basically everything else

    Map first! <br> Res 2: Bios <br> Res 3: Inferno territory <br> Res 4: Border <br> Res 5: Celestial territory <p> Storyline & Discriptions: Infernos and Celestials are polar opposites and mortal enemies. They disagree on just about everything. Celestials are dark and quiet by nature, their eyes are as black as jet with rippling streaks of vivid green and brilliant blue like the northern lights and their hair is almost like tangible shadows. Either solid black or flecked with silver streaks or shimmering stars. Infernos are as reckless and wild as Celestials are brooding. They are the kind of people who will do absolutely anything if you dare them to. With literally fiery hair that burns up as well as down (ex. It isn't strange to see an inferno with bangs) and deep amber eyes that swirl and change like smoke and flicker like flames, they are fierce warriors who fight just for the fun of it. Sparring each other, sparks really do fly but they are very loyal to their own.

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