By Peter D. Beaulieu
The research submits to a refreshingly conversational tone, but additionally attracts incisively from a truly vast pallet of heritage, literature, theater, theology, and simplifying and illuminating anecdotes (some of them first hand). An early bankruptcy outlines the “perfect typhoon” of the Nineteen Sixties. Later chapters disclose the note video games of the cultural elite, the saga of the relatives via historical past and now its abrupt erosion, and the variation among any meandering “arc of background” and a extra grounded arc of relations—our rationalized “culture of loss of life” as opposed to a flourishing “human ecology.”
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