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Silk Parachute

Pub Date : 2011-03-01 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781429985819
ISBN 13 : 142998581X

A WONDROUS NEW BOOK OF MCPHEE'S PROSE PIECES—IN MANY ASPECTS HIS MOST PERSONAL IN FOUR DECADES The brief, brilliant essay "Silk Parachute," which first appeared in The New Yorker..


Silk Parachute

Pub Date : 2010-03-02 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374263737
ISBN 13 : 0374263736

Ten essays cover a wide range of topics, including recollections of the author's youth and discussions of lacrosse, long-exposure view-camera photography, weird foods he has been s..


Silk Parachute

Pub Date : 2011-03-01 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 0374532621
ISBN 13 : 9780374532628

A WONDROUS NEW BOOK OF MCPHEE’S PROSE PIECES—IN MANY ASPECTS HIS MOST PERSONAL IN FOUR DECADES The brief, brilliant essay “Silk Parachute,” which first appeared in The New ..


Stronger Than Steel

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Bridget Heos | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547681269
ISBN 13 : 0547681267

An introduction to the field of genetics is told through the story of Randy Lewis and his work with golden orb weaver spiders as well as his subsequent creation of artificial spide..


Parachute Silk

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Gina Mercer | Publisher : Spinifex Press

ISBN 10 : 187675611X
ISBN 13 : 9781876756116

A novel in two voices, 'Parachute Silk' consists of letters between two women friends who discuss in depth their feelings and share their lives by corresponding. They send poems, l..


The Last Telegram

Pub Date : 2013-04-02 | Author : Liz Trenow | Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781402279461
ISBN 13 : 1402279469

"A book to savor."-Kate Furnivall, author of The Russian Concubine We all make mistakes. Some we can fix. But what happens when we can't? Decades ago, as Nazi planes dominated the ..