Try to get lost : essays on travel and place / Joan Frank.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Through the author's travels in Europe and the United States, Try to Get Lost explores the quest for place that compels and defines us: the things we carry, how politics infuse geography, media's depictions of an idea of home, the ancient and modern reverberations of the word "hotel," and the ceaseless discovery generated by encounters with self and others on familiar and foreign ground. Frank posits that in fact time itself may be our ultimate, inhabited place-the "vastest real estate we know," with a "stunningly short" lease"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Content Notes:
      Prologue. The where of it -- Shake me up, Judy -- Cake-frosting country -- Cake-frosting coda: the astonishment index -- In case of Firenze -- A bag of one's own -- Cave of the iron door -- Red state, blue state: a short, biased lament -- Today I will fly -- Little traffic light men -- Place as answer: HGTV -- Rules for the well-intended -- Think of England -- Location sluts -- The room where it happens -- Lundi matin -- Coda: I see a long journey.
    • Other Titles:
      Essays. Selections
    • ISBN:
      9780826361370
      0826361374
    • Accession Number:
      2019032101
    • Accession Number:
      on1124986414
      1124986414
    • Accession Number:
      fay.700048
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      FRANK, J. Try to get lost : essays on travel and place. [s. l.]: University of New Mexico Press, 2020. ISBN 9780826361370. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048. Acesso em: 26 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Frank J. Try to Get Lost : Essays on Travel and Place. University of New Mexico Press; 2020. Accessed October 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048
    • APA:
      Frank, J. (2020). Try to get lost : essays on travel and place. University of New Mexico Press.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Frank, Joan. 2020. Try to Get Lost : Essays on Travel and Place. River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize. University of New Mexico Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048.
    • Harvard:
      Frank, J. (2020) Try to get lost : essays on travel and place. University of New Mexico Press (River teeth literary nonfiction prize). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048 (Accessed: 26 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Frank, J 2020, Try to get lost : essays on travel and place, River teeth literary nonfiction prize, University of New Mexico Press, viewed 26 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Frank, Joan. Try to Get Lost : Essays on Travel and Place. University of New Mexico Press, 2020. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Frank, Joan. Try to Get Lost : Essays on Travel and Place. River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize. University of New Mexico Press, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Frank J. Try to get lost : essays on travel and place [Internet]. University of New Mexico Press; 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 26]. (River teeth literary nonfiction prize). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.700048