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Description - Eccentric Islands by Bill Holm

Bill Holm, often called the bard of the Midwest, takes readers on an excursion to islands both real and symbolic. He journeys to five physical islands: Iceland, Madagascar, Molokai, Isla Mujeres, and Mallard Island. And he travels to conceptual islands, including the Necessary Island of the Imagination, the whimsical Piano Island (located in a man-made lake under the atrium of an upscale hotel in the far interior of China), and the acute isolation of the Island of Pain. Writing with the mind-set of a 19th-century traveler for whom the journey is as important as the destination, Holm appeals to the traveler and the philosopher in everyone."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781571312594
ISBN-10: 1571312595
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 153mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Milkweed Editions
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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