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The Art of the Wasted Day

The Art of the Wasted Day( )
Author: Hampl, Patricia
ISBN:978-0-14-313288-2
Publication Date:Jul 2019
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

The Art of the Wasted Day is a picaresque travelogue of leisure written from a lifelong enchantment with solitude and silence. Patricia Hampl visits the homes of historic exemplars of ease who made repose a goal, even an art form. Hampl's own life winds through these pilgrimages, from a fascination with monastic life, to love and the loss of it, which forms the book's thread of inquiry. Finally, floating down the Mississippi in an old cabin cruiser with her husband turns out, after all...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.411 x 20.371 x 1.905 cm
Book Weight:0.222 Kilograms



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