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[Reading] ➽ The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time Author Join or create book clubs – Rightmark.co From the author of the acclaimed Insectopedia a powerful exploration of loss endurance and the absences that permeate the present When Hugh Raffless two sisters died suddenly within a few weeks of eacFrom the author of the acclaimed Insectopedia a powerful exploration of loss endurance and the absences that permeate the present When Hugh Raffless two sisters died suddenly within a few weeks of each other he reached for rocks stones and other seemingly solid objects as anchors in a world unmoored as ways to make sense of these events through stories far larger than his own A moving profound and affirming meditation The Book of Unconformities is grounded in stories of stones Neolithic stone circles Icelandic lava mica from a Nazi concentration camp petrified whale blubber in Svalbard the marble prized by Manhattans Lenape and a huge Greenlandic meteorite that arrived with six Inuit adventurers in the exuberant but fractious New York City of 1897 As Raffles follows these fundamental objects unearthing the events theyve engendered he finds them losing their solidity and becoming as capricious indifferent and willful as time itself.

From the author of the acclaimed Insectopedia a powerful exploration of loss endurance and the absences that permeate the present When Hugh Raffless two sisters died suddenly within a few weeks of each other he reached for rocks stones and other seemingly solid objects as anchors in a world unmoored as ways to make sense of these events through stories far larger than his own A moving profound and affirming meditation The Book of Unconformities is grounded in stories of stones Neolithic stone circles Icelandic lava mica from a Nazi concentration camp petrified whale blubber in Svalbard the marble prized by Manhattans Lenape and a huge Greenlandic meteorite that arrived with six Inuit adventurers in the exuberant but fractious New York City of 1897 As Raffles follows these fundamental objects unearthing the events theyve engendered he finds them losing their solidity and becoming as capricious indifferent and willful as time itself.

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  1. MrGill MrGill says:

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    MOBI The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time ↠ rightmark.co book free, unconformities: epub, speculations pdf, lost mobile, time book, The Book kindle, of Unconformities: download, of Unconformities: Speculations on pdf, Book of Unconformities: epub, Book of Unconformities: Speculations on pdf, The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time MOBIEarly on in Hugh Raffles The Book of Unconformities Raffles offers up this definition “Geologists call a discontinuity in the deposition of sediment an unconformity a material sign of a break in time both a seam and a rupture a cleft that can’t be closed” On its surface a straightforward explanation of terminology the definition like much of Raffles’ book carries a poignant weight to it thanks to what Raffles had earlier revealed to the reader — that his two sisters had tragically died within a very brief period of each other creating in his life indeed a “cleft that can’t be closed” Soon after he says he “started reaching for rocks stones and other seemingly solid objects as anchor in a world unmoored”That attempt brings Raffles and the reader around the world as he explores seven stones in particular marble sandstone gneiss magnetite blubberstone iron and muscovite taking us from NY t


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