Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds

What Have We Lost, & Where Did It Go?

Book - 2004
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making lists...we have not managed to organize our thinking about loss." Therefore, he does the job for us. Distributed in the US by Trafalgar Square Publishing. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Bywater, a writer and broadcaster, pens the erudite "Lost World" column that appears in London's Independent on Sunday. His divertingly footnoted "glossary of the missing" ranges the alphabet to disclose what's no longer there--nursery rhymes, close harmony, mad dogs, Brylcreem, phrases, species, civilizations. "We understand little" (he writes) "about the quiet storm of loss which blows about our lives and histories. Despite the obsession of our species with organizing, categorizing, and
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2004
ISBN: 1862077010
Branch Call Number: 909.82 BYW
Characteristics: 296 p. ; 22 cm

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