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Clutter : an untidy history / Jennifer Howard.

Howard, Jennifer, (author.). Pangrace, Meredith, (designer.).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 904 HOWARD (Text) 34304000980364 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 904 HOWARD JENNIFER (Text) 30402004773174 NEW NON-FICTION Checked out 09/29/2020
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 648.8 HOW (Text) 50577011192339 Adult New Books Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 306.3 H834 (Text) 51735012068762 New Three Week Books (No Renewals) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781948742726
  • Physical Description: 176 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Cleveland, OH : Belt Publishing ; 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174).
Summary, etc.:
"So begins Jennifer Howard's CLUTTER, an expansive assessment of our relationship to the things that share and shape our lives. Inspired by the painful two-year process of cleaning out her mother's house in the wake of a devastating physical and emotional collapse, Howard sets her own personal struggle with clutter against a meticulously researched history of just how the developed world came to drown in material goods. With sharp prose and an eye for telling detail, she connects the dots between the Industrial Revolution, the Sears & Roebuck catalog, and the Container Store, and shines unsparing light on clutter's darker connections to environmental devastation and hoarding disorder. In a confounding age when Amazon can deliver anything at the click of a mouse and decluttering guru Marie Kondo can become a reality TV star, Howard's bracing analysis has never been more timely."-- Inside front cover.
Subject: Social history.
Cleaning & Organizing.
Collective memory.
Genre: History > United States.

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