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Levi S Will

Author : W. Dale Cramer
ISBN : 144120539X
Genre : Fiction
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Will flees his Old Order community at the age of 19, leaving behind a pregnant girlfriend and all things Amish. He begins a new life, joining the army and later marrying and having two sons of his own. But his life and his new family are tainted by the hidden sins of his past. Hoping to patch things up with his father, Will takes his new family to meet the old one. Levi's Will is the haunting story of a fallen man seeking to build a bridge across three generations. "A beautiful and original story. This is an accomplished work."--Booklist (starred review) "With beautiful prose and captivating characters, Cramer has crafted an unforgettable tale."--Beverly Lewis, New York Times bestselling author

Levi Strauss Gets A Bright Idea

Author : Tony Johnston
ISBN : 9780152061456
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Retells, in tall-tale fashion, how Levi Strauss went to California during the Gold Rush, saw the need for a sturdier kind of trouser, and invented jeans.

Levi Strauss Co

Author : Lynn Downey
ISBN : 0738569348
Genre : Business & Economics
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Author : Lynn Downey
ISBN : 0961746017
Genre : Design
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Levi's jeans are the consummate American icon. For nearly 150 years, Levi's "RM" jeans have been woven into the very fabric of American history and culture. America's love affair with jeans is movingly documented, and the wonderfully original Levi's advertising campaigns brilliantly reproduced. From the gold fields of California to the oil fields of Oklahoma, from wheat fields of Kansas to cattle drives in Texas -- from Woodstock to Haight Ashbury to Rodeo Drive -- Levi's "RM" jeans is the way to go. Forward: R. Martin, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Into That Good Night

Author : Levis Keltner
ISBN : 9781628728484
Genre : Fiction
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Doug Horolez is a talentless boy hopelessly in love with his only friend, E. Summerson. That’s the good news. When E.’s sister is murdered in the woods behind town, Doug, to prove his devotion, joins a group of local pariahs, led by a deathly ill and eerily charismatic boy, who urges them to dig for clues to solve the girl's mysterious death. But as cultish bonds deepen within the group, their activities become more reckless and vengeful. Doug must then find his voice and act according to his conscience before the price to be loved becomes unspeakable violence. Kelter has created is a coming-of-age novel and psychological thriller that investigates the recurrent mysteries of loss, loneliness, and the precarious desire to belong.

Mr Blue Jeans

Author : Maryann N. Weidt
ISBN : 9780822589112
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In 1847 an eighteen-year-old immigrant arrived in New York. He had little in his pockets and no knowledge of English. However, by 1874, people throughout the United States knew him as the man who made blue jeans with copper rivets. Even now Levi Strauss's name lives on as a mark of quality and style. In Mr. Blue Jeans, Maryann N. Weidt presents the history of this hardworking man, as he struggles through long, grueling days as a peddler and challenging times as a young businessman. His honesty, integrity, and generosity stand out as clearly as his name, making this rags-to-riches story well worth reading. The accurate and highly readable text is enriched by Lydia M. Anderson's dramatic black-and-white illustrations.

The Darkening Trapeze

Author : Larry Levis
ISBN : 9781555979201
Genre : Poetry
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The empty bar that someone was supposed to swing to him Did not arrive, & so his outstretched flesh itself became A darkening trapeze. The two other acrobats were thieves. --from "Elegy with a Darkening Trapeze Inside It" The Darkening Trapeze collects the last poems by Larry Levis, written during the extraordinary blaze of his final years when his poetry expanded into the ambitious operatic masterpieces he is known for. Edited and with an afterword by David St. John and published twenty years after Levis's death, this collection contains major unpublished works, including final elegies, brief lyrics, and a coda believed to be the last poem Levis wrote, a heart-wrenching poem about his son. The Darkening Trapeze is an astonishing collection by a poet many consider to be among the greatest of late-twentieth-century American poetry.

Myth And Meaning

Author : Claude Lévi-Strauss
ISBN : 9781134522316
Genre : Social Science
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In addresses written for a wide general audience, one of the twentieth century's most prominent thinkers, Claude Lévi-Strauss, here offers the insights of a lifetime on the crucial questions of human existence. Responding to questions as varied as 'Can there be meaning in chaos?', 'What can science learn from myth?' and 'What is structuralism?', Lévi-Strauss presents, in clear, precise language, essential guidance for those who want to learn more about the potential of the human mind.

Sixty Years Of The Life Of Jeremy Levis

Author : Laughton Osborn
ISBN : NYPL:33433076024102
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Levi Strauss

Author : Lynn Downey
ISBN : 1625342292
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Blue jeans are globally beloved and quintessentially American. They symbolize everything from the Old West to the hippie counter-culture; everyone from car mechanics to high-fashion models wears jeans. And no name is more associated with blue jeans than Levi Strauss & Co., the creator of this classic American garment. As a young man Levi Strauss left his home in Germany and immigrated to America. He made his way to San Francisco and by 1853 had started his company. Soon he was a leading businessman in a growing commercial city that was beginning to influence the rest of the nation. Family-centered and deeply rooted in his Jewish faith, Strauss was the hub of a wheel whose spokes reached into nearly every aspect of American culture: business, philanthropy, politics, immigration, transportation, education, and fashion. But despite creating an American icon, Levi Strauss is a mystery. Little is known about the man, and the widely circulated "facts" about his life are steeped in mythology. In this first full-length biography, Lynn Downey sets the record straight about this brilliant businessman. Strauss's life was the classic American success story, filled with lessons about craft and integrity, leadership and innovation.

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