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Acquainted with the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark

ISBN: 9781582343969
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Edition: New title
Publication Date: 2004-06-12
Number of pages: 314
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In twelve chapters corresponding to the twelve hours of night, Christopher Dewdney illuminates night's central themes, including sunsets, nocturnal animals, bedtime stories, festivals of the night, fireworks, astronomy, nightclubs, sleep and dreams, the graveyard shift, the art of darkness, and endless nights. With infections curiosity, a lyrical, intimate tone, and an eye for nighttime beauties both natural and man-made, he paints a captivating portrait of our hours in darkness.


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