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Limited edition poetry chapbook, hand-printed and bound by the poet in the Type Kitchen of the University of Iowa Center for the Book. The ebook version was scanned from one of the printed and bound editions.
Artist Book, 13 pages
Published 2001 by The Galom Press
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sam
Nov 26, 2008 sam rated it really liked it
I have limited poetry experience and patience and stumbled on this... loved the boy/deer parable and thought some of the other poems were intriguing and fresh too. Wasn't a huge fan of most of the artwork only because I like to imagine my own pictures, especially when I read poetry, though I did like the squid playing the N64 videogame...(spoiler alert!).
Douglas Hopkins
May 28, 2007 Douglas Hopkins rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Pilots, sailors, star gazers
This is out of print, but a great book and author to Google. Copies can be found. My Dad bought the copy I have, in 1943; he passed it on to me.

Harold Gatty was a celebrity of his time, one of the finest navigators of the modern age. He was the first air navigator to circle the globe. This out of print is considered one of the best practical navigation books ever written. In our age of GPS, an art of thousands of years is soon to be lost.

From BBC's excellent h2g2 site:
"He can take a one-dollar I
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Ben
Jul 30, 2007 Ben rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of Frank Herbert's Dune books

I liked it!

Van Leeuwen's view of the Atriedes tyrants as ferociously cruel (see introduction) is borne out in the unfolding of events in this speculative sequel.

I found the story engaging and wouldn't get up from the computer until I was finished. (Luckily, in this matter, the online book is not a Michener work.)

The only google results I got on the author showed a similarly named person working on types of grasses working with their environments... HM, SOUND FAMILIAR? If this is the same Marcos
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Matthew
Sep 04, 2007 Matthew rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: my friends who enjoy poetry
Shelves: my-chapbooks, poetry
I'm writing this review just to let you know that my chapbook will be available here on the site for review as an ebook. Though all of the print copies are now gone (all but the few I saved for myself), you can read the chapbook in its PDF form (and I hope you will) by downloading it here at goodreads.

By the way, so I don't seem too conceited, let me claim here that I gave myself five stars because that's how much I enjoyed making the book, not reading it - and also how much I enjoy the idea tha
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Apryl Anderson
Great cheesy wonderful good fun, what what!



This is not bedtime reading. The book's too heavy. Fall asleep, and you'll be smacked on the head.
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Matthew Shindell lives and writes in La Jolla, California. He is a PhD student in History of Science and Science Studies at UC San Diego. He holds a BS (1999) and an MS (2004) from Arizona State University’s Center for Biology and Society, where his work focused on the social and historical study of science. He holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop (2001).

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