8 edition of On the Edge of America found in the catalog.
November 14, 1996
by University of California Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||328|
Native American filmmaker Chris Eyre directs the made-for-TV sports drama Edge of America, based on a true story and shot entirely in Salt Lake City, UT. James McDaniel plays Mr. Kenny Williams, a black man from Texas who moves out to Utah to accept a position as an English teacher at the Three Nations e Company: Showtime Networks Inc. The Paperback of the Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America by Ivan Doig at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Jon Sealy - 'The Edge of America' Bobby West is on the edge. As Chief Financial Officer for a Miami holding company and a CIA front, he has over-leveraged his business in the go-go s financial culture. Meticulously researched, T. C. Cannon: At the Edge of America provides an intimate glimpse into the artist's life and work through art historical and interdisciplinary essays from scholars, painters, and those who knew him, and includes newly published personal ephemera, photographs, and both handwritten and typewritten manuscript pages. A special selection of original poetry from Format: Hardcover.
On the Edge of America is an enlightening and visually exciting addition to the growing literature on California art and culture. Through its fresh and expanded view of modernism, it is also well suited to the formulation of a truly national cultural narrative, one that embraces the edges as well as the center of American creative life. T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America On view March 3, to J One of the most influential, innovative, and talented Native American artists of the 20th-century, T.C. Cannon embodied the activism, cultural transition and creative expression that defined America in the ’s and ‘70s.
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On the Edge of America is an enlightening and visually exciting addition to the growing literature on California art and culture. Through its fresh and expanded view of modernism, it is also well suited to the formulation of a truly national cultural narrative, one that embraces the edges as well as the center of American creative : Hardcover.
The book details his purchase of a power boat and subsequent journey from Florida along the gulf coast. The chapters chronicle the people he meets along with a bit of insight about the geographic areas he encounters - a slice of life that most of us would never know first-hand/5(38).
"The Edge of America" is a complex, layered knockout of a literary crime novel that's at once entertaining, educational, and artistic/5(15). The edges of America explored are both geographical and metaphorical.
His new novel takes place during the Reagan era, when In his second novel, Jon Sealy has written a crackerjack suspense tale set mostly in Miami, Fla., with forays to Key West, New York City, Washington, D.C.
and several Southern locales, including Upstate South Carolina/5. "America on the Edge is an enormously important book - perhaps Giroux's most comprehensive On the Edge of America book hard-hitting analysis of the juggernaut of cultural repression that distorts our lives as citizens and renders many of our children socially by: In his book,ALONG THE EDGE OF AMERICA, Peter Jenkins tells us he has bought a boat.
He and Warren Norville, a retired naval commander, stare at the foot Grady White tied up at the dock. We can read their thoughts. Peter looks at the boat and wonders what in the world he is getting into.5/5(5). From his most influential classics to new, never before published essays, America on the Edge offers an overview of Giroux's philosophies throughout his For more than 20 years Henry Giroux has challenged readers to address the political exploitation and manipulation of American youth/5(22).
Along the Edge of America was my first Peter Jenkins book. I've heard good things about his first book, A Walk Across America, which was one of the main motivating reasons for me to read this.
Along the Edge of America is set approximately 22 years after Jenkins walked across America and opens with a man on top of the world/5. “In The Edge of America, Jon Sealy thrusts us into the rancid heart of our country in —the greed and unrelenting violence, the spiritual blindness, the domestic ennui.
A teenage daughter steals $3 million from her father, who is beholden to everyone except himself. In the end, we discovered a land much more complex than we had imagined, far larger than we could believe, and more beautiful than we dreamed possible. This book is the story of our flight around the edge of America, and the journey that brought us to a deeper understanding and love of our adopted country/5(3).
The edge of America: a novel. [Jon Sealy] -- "Bobby West is on the edge. As chief financial officer for a Miami holding company and a CIA front, he has overleveraged his business in the go-go s financial culture.
UC Press E-Books Collection, formerly eScholarship Editions Home Search Browse: Print View: Search within this book Bookbag About Us Help: On the Edge of America: PREFACE: INTRODUCTION: PART I THE REGIONAL IMAGINATION • The Elusive Quest of. Meticulously researched, T. Cannon: At the Edge of America provides an intimate glimpse into the artist’s life and work through art historical and interdisciplinary essays from scholars, painters, and those who knew him, and includes newly published personal ephemera, photographs, and both handwritten and typewritten manuscript pages.
A Author: Karen Kramer. The Island Edge of America reinterprets the major events leading up to and following statehood in U.S. annexation of the Hawaiian kingdom, the wartime crisis of the Japanese-American community, postwar labor In his most challenging work to date, journalist and author Tom Coffman offers readers a new and much-needed political narrative of twentieth-century Hawaii/5.
The head of a CIA front gets in over his head in the deadly underworld of s Florida in this thriller from Sealy (The Whiskey Baron, ).InBobby West, a middle-aged, recently divorced father of one, is the chief financial officer of a holding company in Miami, where he’s simply a steward for secret, risk-averse benefactors: “All of the Artium Group’s legitimate.
California, from an eastern perspective, has generally been seen as another country on the far edge of America, only tenuously attached to what is understood as Western civilization. Carey McWilliams's famous characterization of Southern California as "an island on the land" captures some of this psychological and cultural distance.
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A blend of modern-day travel memoir and nineteenth-century history, “infused with the fresh air and spirit of the Northwest” (The New York Times Book Review)/5(44). On the Edge of America California Modernist Art, Edited by Paul rom UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS Berkeley Los Angeles Oxford.
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On the edge of America: California modernist art, in SearchWorks catalog.With echoes of Iran-Contra and the Orwellian surveillance state, The Edge of America is a stunning thriller about greed, power, and the limits of the American dream."