The Resource Three kinds of motion : Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways, (electronic resource)

Three kinds of motion : Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways, (electronic resource)

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Three kinds of motion : Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways
Title
Three kinds of motion
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Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways
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eng
Summary
In 1943, Peggy Guggenheim commissioned a mural from Jackson Pollock to hang in the entryway of her Manhattan townhouse. It was the largest Pollock canvas she would ever own, and four years later she gave it to a small Midwestern institution with no place to put it. When the original scroll of On the Road goes on tour across the country, it lands at the same Iowa museum housing Peggy's Pollock, revitalizing Riley Hanick's adolescent fascination with the author. Alongside these two narrative threads, Hanick revisits Dwight D. Eisenhower's quest to build America's first interstate highway system. When catastrophic rains flood the Iowa highways with their famous allure and history of conquest, they also threaten the museum and its precious mural. In Three Kinds of Motion, his razor-sharp, funny, and intensely vulnerable book-length essay, Hanick moves deftly between his three subjects. He delivers a story with breathtaking ingenuity
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Midwest
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Hanick, Riley
Dewey number
813/.54
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Kerouac, Jack
  • Pollock, Jackson
  • Art and literature
  • Interstate Highway System
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Three kinds of motion : Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781941411056
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12254794
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MWT12254794
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Three kinds of motion : Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781941411056
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12254794
Publisher number
MWT12254794
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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