Objects of Our Desire: Exploring Our Intimate Connections with the Things Around Us

Objects of Our Desire: Exploring Our Intimate Connections with the Things Around Us

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What makes something sexy? Why are some things regarded as sacred and others profane? Why do mourners face such difficulty in parting with their beloved’s possessions? Why do we often feel distraught when we lose something, even when the object has little real value?

We spend our lives in a meaningful dialogue with things around us. Sometimes the conversation is loud, as in a collector’s passion for coins or art. More often, the exchange is subtle and muted,… (more)

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Publisher: Crown (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 283 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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