Pub Date 31 Dec 2018
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A play of ideas and short stories, about everything from Greek myth and the Great American Songbook to Jungian psychology, Buddhism, politics, foreign film classics, the Unconscious, Google maps, King Lear, baseball, Leonardo da Vinci, the N-word, Victorian stage illusions, dogs, the I Ching, cult movies, Time Machines, bulls, Memory Theaters, metaphysics, gay sex, Goya, photography, Joan of Arc, lost love, marriage and madness. How are they all connected? Where is it all going? Take the trip and find out.
Author's note: This book is an experiment in book-making, not only in its content, but also its form. It's 252 pages and about 74,000 words, carefully inter-laid with many b&w photos and other artwork, and designed for a particular format (8.5 in. square). It will never be an ebook. The very large pdf (66 Mb) you download is an exact facsimile of the printed book, with left & right pages together, in spreads.
The above description (from the back cover) is an attempt to indicate the wide range of subject matter and to make it clear that it’s an adventure that requires your participation – imagine you’re a bee, collecting pollen from a variety of plants, and it's up to you whether there’s any honey to make...
As a result of the participation of a number of readers -- here on NetGalley and elsewhere -- and their feedback, the book and its original pdf version have undergone a number of significant changes, so the original pdf posted on Jan. 11 has been replaced with this one.
If you have difficulty with the digital format, and/or would prefer a printed copy, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I will have my POD printer send you one (if you're among the first 10 readers to make such a request.