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Made Priceless: A Few Things Money Can't Buy

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Made Priceless presents snapshots of objects that their holders treasure: a 1950s swivel rocker, a fortune-cookie fortune that reads "The rubber bands are heading in the right direction" a marble with a world map painted on it, a bread-baking pan, a bar of soap, crocheted doilies, a masonry trowel… Each object has its own story, each its own meaning. The book's contributor ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published February 13th 2012 by Serving House Books
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Mar 13, 2012 Serena rated it really liked it
Made Priceless: A Few Things Money Can’t Buy edited by H.L. Hix is a collection of short essays about items writers have in their possession that they neither bought nor would they sell because they hold a value not measured by the marketplace. The book pays homage to all that is held dear in today’s society from a time long past waiting to be recaptured in memories to places you can revisit, though the light will be slightly off or the wind will blow harder. Hix has culled together a series of ...more
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Mar 13, 2012 Emma Ramos rated it it was amazing
This is a lovely book comprised of photos and essays on personal objects. The essays are beautifully written.
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H. L. Hix has published an anthology, Wild and Whirling Words: A Poetic Conversation (2004), and eight books of poetry and literary criticism with Etruscan, including Shadows of Houses (2005), Chromatic (2006), God Bless: A Political/Poetic Discourse (2007), Legible Heavens (2008), Incident Light (2009), First Fire, Then Birds (2010), As Easy As Lying: Essays on Poetry (2002), and Lines of Inquiry ...more
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