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Book details
  • Genre:HUMOR
  • SubGenre:Form / Essays
  • Language:English
  • Pages:130
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098340841

Small Worlds and Everyday Heroes

by William Kamowski

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Overview
The informal essays of Small Worlds and Everyday Heroes critique our faith in the familiar valuables of popular culture: our heroes, myths and dreams, our technology, media and materialism.
Description
The informal essays of Small Worlds and Everyday Heroes follow our daily quests across the city, highway and airport, through mountains, cinemas and the potholes of popular culture. With a satirical smile, this potpourri questions the familiar valuables from our everyday lives—our heroes, myths and dreams, our politics, media and materialism. In other words, the stuff we put our faith in and, so, the stuff we sometimes lose faith in, including the technology that has yet to rescue us. Small Worlds winks to readers who like to laugh at themselves while shaking their heads at others who share their foibles—readers who prefer to savor the serious in its lighter flavors.
About the author
William Kamowski is the author of the novel Buckeye's Ballet. He lives in Billings, Montana, with his wife and hiking partner Magdalen.
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