Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival

Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival

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"Beautiful, haunted, evocative and so open to where memory takes you. I kept thinking that this is the book that I have waited for: where objects, and poetry intertwine. Just wonderful and completely sui generis."  (Edmund de Waal, author of The Hare with Amber Eyes)

An unforgettable voyage across the reaches of America and the depths of memory, this generational memoir of one incredible family reveals America’s unique craft tradition. In Red Brick, Black Mountain,… (more)

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Christopher Benfey’s “Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay,” a book about earthen vases, epic voyages and ancestral blood. Part memoir, part family saga, part travelogue, part cultural history, it takes readers on a peripatetic ramble across America and beyond, paying calls on Cherokee potters, Bauhaus craftsmen, colonial clay-diggers and the author’s brick-mason grandfather.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (March 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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