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The Absent Hand: Reimagining Our American Landscape

The Absent Hand: Reimagining Our American Landscape

by Suzannah Lessard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640092211
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

SUZANNAH LESSARD is the bestselling author of The Architect of Desire, a New York Times Notable Book. A founding editor of The Washington Monthly and a staff writer at The New Yorker for twenty years, she is a recipient of the Whiting and Lukas Awards, and has received fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and George Washington University.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS



INTRODUCTION


PART ONE – LISTENING TO THE FIELDS

Chapter One - In the Village

Chapter Two - Suburbophobia

Chapter Three - Gettysburg

Chapter Four - Natchez

Chapter Five - Truth or Consequences

Chapter Six - Flight

Chapter Seven - The View from a Small Mountain


PART TWO - THE HOLLOWED CITY

Chapter One - The Pumpkins of Bergen Street

Chapter Two - The Market

Chapter Three - Youngstown

Chapter Four - The Pendulum

Chapter Five - Freshkills


PART THREE - THE ABSENT HAND

Chapter One - The Corporation in the Woods

Chapter Two - Atopia

Chapter Three - Whose Hand?

Chapter Four - The Inverted Cradle