The smoking book /

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Author / Creator:Stern, Lesley.
Imprint:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Description:1 online resource (ix, 238 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Cigarette smokers -- Fiction.
Tobacco use -- Fiction.
Smoking -- Fiction.
Smoking.
Cigarette smokers.
Smoking.
Tobacco use.
Fiction.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11111264
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ISBN:0226773329
9780226773322
9780226773308
0226773302
0226773302
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-235).
Print version record.
Summary:The Smoking Book is a dreamlike structure built on the solid foundation of two questions: how does it feel to smoke, and what does smoking mean? Lesley Stern, in an innovative, hybrid form of writing, muses on these questions through intersecting stories and essays that connect, expand, and contract like smoke rings floating through the air. Stern writes of addictions and passionate attachments, of the body and bodily pleasure, of autobiography and cultural history. Smoking is Stern's seductive pretext, her way of entering unknown and mysterious regions. The Smoking Book begins with intimate a.
Other form:Print version: Stern, Lesley. Smoking book. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999 0226773302
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Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 238 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-235).
ISBN:0226773329
9780226773322
9780226773308
0226773302