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Paper

An Elegy

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Author: Sansom, Ian
ISBN:978-0-06-224143-6
Publication Date:May 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:William Morrow & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

Paper by Ian Sansom, author of The Bad Book Affair, is a witty, personal, and entertaining meditation on the history and significance of paper.

From the bathroom to the boardroom, paper is essential. Birth certificates, money, books, cigarettes, passports, tea bags, shoeboxes, toilet tissue, prescriptions, menus—all are made from paper. Humans have been using paper and its products for nearly 2,000 years, from its invention in China to modern America, where the average...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Materials Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1.158 Inches
Book Weight:1.144 Pounds



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