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A craftsman's legacy : why working with our hands gives us meaning / Eric Gorges with Jon Sternfeld.

Gorges, Eric, (author.). Sternfeld, Jon, (author.).
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  • 9 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Culver-Union Township Public Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 745.5 GORGES (Text) 34304000935964 Adult - Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616208363
  • ISBN: 1616208368
  • Physical Description: 244 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-244).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : from our hands -- The battle for perfection -- Tearing up floors -- Focus -- Forethought -- Sacrifice -- Falling for bikes -- Respect -- The give-and-take -- Underwater -- Finding peace -- Discovery -- Tradition -- Shrinking the world -- Legacy -- Individuality -- A special kind of stupid -- Connection -- Purpose -- A craftsman's legacy -- Conclusion : day one.
Summary, etc.:
"The host of PBS's A Craftsman's Legacy makes the case that the craftsman's way--the philosophy, the skills, and the mindset--can provide a blueprint for all of us in our increasingly hurried, disposable world. In this book he tells the stories and shares the collective wisdom of these modern-day makers while also celebrating the culture of all craftsmen."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Handicraft > Philosophy.

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