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Author Borich, Barrie Jean, 1959-

Title Body geographic / Barrie Jean Borich.

Publisher Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2013.
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Description 248 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Series American lives series
American lives.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Legend : my body as the Middle West -- Map 1. Geographical solutions : a map of the West, with insets past and current -- Map 2. Alabaster city's gleam : a body map of Chicago, with insets -- Map 3. American doll : a map of Hong Kong imagined, with Avenue H insets -- Map 4. Mapping the body back : an overlay map, with pages illegible or missing -- Triptik : on a clear day, Middle Catalina : Los Angeles itinerary, with overlooks and day trips -- Unmapped : cities of possibility -- Map 5. When we were in the projects : a topography of my mother's and my Chicago -- Map 6. Navigating jazz : a map to the end of longing, with insets of my father's and my escape -- Map 7. Here be monsters : a cartography of the prairie, with overlays and panorama feature -- Triptik : waterfront property : New Orleans itinerary, with overlooks and meanderings -- Remapped: city in the middle -- Legend reinscribed : the Middle West as my body -- Postmetropolis : body geographic.
Subject Borich, Barrie Jean, 1959-
Borich, Barrie Jean, 1959- -- Childhood and youth.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Lesbian authors -- United States -- Biography.
Self-perception in women.
Women -- Sexual behavior -- Psychological aspects.
Mind and body.
Maps -- Psychological aspects.
Middle West -- Geography -- Psychological aspects.
Middle West -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780803239852 (paper : alkaline paper)
0803239858 (paper : alkaline paper)
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