346 Pages
English
Gain access to the library to view online
Learn more

Small Maps of the World

-

Gain access to the library to view online
Learn more
346 Pages
English

Description

Brooke Biaz’s short stories unearth the bonds between individuals and location but also wonder on the underlying connections between people and their sense of belonging.

Subjects

Informations

Published by
Published 24 October 2005
Reads 0
EAN13 9781932559583
Language English
Document size 1 MB

Legal information: rental price per page 0.0030€. This information is given for information only in accordance with current legislation.

Exrait

Fiction


ng.
ife.

 nd
ess eet 06 m 5 4 – 7 9 1– 59– –2
de

wit
nal
,
az, sm  lso  of
nd nd ists mall-
-ity ch- the rs.
lor ess
SMALL MAPS
WORLD OFTHE
BROOKE BIAZ
Small Maps of te World
By te same autor
Dancing on te Moon Black Cat, Green Field Teacing Creative Writing Swallowing Film (editor)
Small Maps of te World
Brooke BiaZ
Parlor Press West Lafayette, Indiana www.parlorpress.com
Parlor Press LLC, West Lafayette, Indiana 4706
© 2006 by Parlor Press All rigts reserved. Printed in te United States of America S A N: 2  4 - 8 8 7 
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
BiaZ, Brooke.  Small maps of te world / Brooke BiaZ.  p. cm.  ISBN -2-7-4 (acid-free paper) -- ISBN -2-6-6 (pbk. : acid-free paper) -- ISBN -2-8-2 (Adobe ebook)  I. Title.  PS602.IS6 2006  8’.6--dc22  2000072
Printed on acid-free paper. Globes Illustration © by Bryce Kroll. Used by permission. Vector World © by Alexander Briel PereZ. Used by permission. Cover and book design by David Blakesley
Parlor Press, LLC is an independent publiser of scolarly and trade titles in print and multimedia formats. Tis book is available in paperback, clot and Adobe eBook formats from Parlor Press on te WWW at ttp://www.parlorpress.com. For submission information or to find out about Parlor Press publications, write to Parlor Press, 86 Robinson St., West Lafayette, Indiana, 4706, or e-mail editor@parlorpress.com.
For Louise, wit all my love
vii
Contents
T I3 Time
Heloise Finds a MammotScience Fiction Being Umberto Eco0 Innsbruck Te Festival of Funerals44 A History of Sleeping2 Te Instrument6 Recording te Humpback76 Going to te Volcano87 Maine Mane02 Te Bridge0 Bill and Sue’s Big Adventure Marvin Studlovsky’s Broter2 Te Little Merman Turns Sixteen40 Wolf Boy, Aged 832
ix
T II159 Place
Arrival6 Breakfast Is at Eigt86 Te Entertainment2 Holiday Romance2 Hotel Crime24 A Man Is Not an Island27 Tourist Attractions2 Departure Acknowledgments6
x
Small Maps of te World
Map-making is not te wole of pilosopy, just as a map or guidebook is not te wole of geogra-py. It is simply a beginning—te very beginning tat is at present lacking, wen people ask: “Wat does it all mean?” or “Wat am I supposed to do wit my life?” —E. F. Scumacer
A Guide for te Perplexed
Yn y fro ddedwyd mae en frueddwydion.*
Island of te Blest Wels and Iris Legend
Maps codify te miracle of existence.
—Nicolas Crane Mercator:he Man Wo Mapped te Planet
* In tat appy region tere are old dreams.
2