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The Resource The Lonely City : Adventures in the Art of Being Alone., Olivia Laing

The Lonely City : Adventures in the Art of Being Alone., Olivia Laing

Label
The Lonely City : Adventures in the Art of Being Alone.
Title
The Lonely City
Title remainder
Adventures in the Art of Being Alone.
Statement of responsibility
Olivia Laing
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An expertly crafted work of reportage, memoir and biography on the subject of loneliness told through the lives of iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo Spring What does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being? How do we connect with other people? Does technology draw us closer together or trap us behind screens? When Olivia Laing moved to New York City in her mid-thirties, she found herself inhabiting loneliness on a daily basis. Increasingly fascinated by this most shameful of experiences, she began to explore the lonely city by way of art. Moving fluidly between works and lives - from Edward Hopper's Nighthawks to Andy Warhol's Time Capsules, from Henry Darger's hoarding to the depredations of the AIDS crisis - Laing conducts an electric, dazzling investigation into what it means to be alone, illuminating not only the causes of loneliness but also how it might be..
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Form of composition
not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The Lonely City : Adventures in the Art of Being Alone., Olivia Laing
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5B084E08-3022-44C0-92C8-B42653C18EA5
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Publication
Note
Duration: 00:00:00
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 audio file
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781504738842
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5b084e08-3022-44c0-92c8-b42653c18ea5
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Label
The Lonely City : Adventures in the Art of Being Alone., Olivia Laing
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5B084E08-3022-44C0-92C8-B42653C18EA5
Publication
Note
Duration: 00:00:00
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 audio file
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781504738842
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5b084e08-3022-44c0-92c8-b42653c18ea5
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)

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