Wish You Were Here: Stories and Essays Inspired by Fabulous Las Vegas Postcards [NOOK Book]

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Wish You Were Here: Stories and Essays Inspired by Fabulous Las Vegas Postcards
The postcard is a brilliant piece of pop culture. These simple, lightweight rectangles of good cheer serve many functions at once: They are glimpses of a special place, vessels of memory, fragments of story — and, for those that survive, little capsules of history. That’s especially true of postcards from Las Vegas, one of the most visually dynamic, changing, meaning-packed locales in the world. ...
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Wish You Were Here: Stories and Essays Inspired by Fabulous Las Vegas Postcards

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Overview

Wish You Were Here: Stories and Essays Inspired by Fabulous Las Vegas Postcards
The postcard is a brilliant piece of pop culture. These simple, lightweight rectangles of good cheer serve many functions at once: They are glimpses of a special place, vessels of memory, fragments of story — and, for those that survive, little capsules of history. That’s especially true of postcards from Las Vegas, one of the most visually dynamic, changing, meaning-packed locales in the world. Inspired by iconic Sin City postcards, eight of the city’s best writers delve deep into their imaginations to conceive short stories and essays that cast a fresh eye on a place you only think you know. The writers are Quentin R. Bufogle, Maile Chapman, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Lindsey Leavitt, Corey Levitan, Greg Blake Miller, Kristen Peterson and Lissa Townsend Rodgers. Editor: Scott Dickensheets.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016115184
  • Publisher: CityLife Books
  • Publication date: 10/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 164
  • Sales rank: 1,216,988
  • File size: 5 MB

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