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Worn In New York

Author : Emily Spivack
ISBN : 9781683351795
Genre : Design
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The boots a passenger had on when his plane landed on the Hudson River. The tank top Andy Warhol’s assistant wore to one of their nightclub outings together. The jacket a taxi driver put on to feel safe as he worked the night shift. — These and over sixty other clothing-inspired narratives make up Worn in New York, the latest volume from New York Times bestselling author Emily Spivack. In these first-person accounts, contributors in and out of the public eye share surprising, personal, wild, poignant, and funny stories behind a piece of clothing that reminds them of a significant moment of their New York lives. Worn in New York offers a contemporary cultural history of the city—its changing identity, temper, and tone, and its irrepressible vitality—by paying tribute to these well-loved clothes and the people who wore them. Includes contributions from: Adam Horovitz Amy Heckerling Andre Royo Anna Sui Aubrey Plaza Catherine Opie Coco Rocha Dick Cavett Eileen Myles Fab 5 Freddy Gay Talese Genesis Breyer P-Orridge JD Samson Jenji Kohan Jenna Lyons Kyp Malone Lena Dunham Pee Wee Kirkland Thelma Golden Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Worn Stories

Author : Emily Spivack
ISBN : 9781616893606
Genre : Design
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Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over sixty of these clothing-inspired narratives from cultural figures and talented storytellers. First-person accounts range from the everyday to the extraordinary, such as artist Marina Abramovic on the boots she wore to walk the Great Wall of China; musician Rosanne Cash on the purple shirt that belonged to her father; and fashion designer Cynthia Rowley on the Girl Scout sash that informed her business acumen. Other contributors include Greta Gerwig, Heidi Julavits, John Hodgman, Brandi Chastain, Marcus Samuelsson, Piper Kerman, Maira Kalman, Sasha Frere-Jones, Simon Doonan, Albert Maysles, Susan Orlean, Andy Spade, Paola Antonelli, David Carr, Andrew Kuo, and more. By turns funny, tragic, poignant, and celebratory, Worn Stories offers a revealing look at the clothes that protect us, serve as a uniform, assert our identity, or bring back the past—clothes that are encoded with the stories of our lives.

Worn Again Hallelujah

Author : Vicki Rovere
ISBN : 0963358618
Genre : Travel
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Game Worn Guide To New York Mets Jerseys 1970 2015

Author : William F. Henderson
ISBN : 9781622172726
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The jersey-collecting hobby has exploded in recent years. Coupling the vast array of jerseys worn by MLB teams, and their availability from so many sources (especially on the Web, where both bargains and frauds abound!), this book provides a complete guide to the fan and collector. This book charts over 100 pages of detail of all jerseys worn by the New York Mets for every year from 1970 through 2015. Profusely illustrated with photographs, it includes detail on every home, road and alternate jersey, as well as all special events ones (like St. Patrick’s Day, various ethnic heritage, Memorial Day camouflage, Turn Back the Clock, etc.). All Spring Training/Batting Practice jerseys are included as well. Prototypes, on-field mistakes and oddball jerseys are pictured, as are photos and information on every commemorative sleeve patch worn during these years, and the dates they appeared. Provides hours of enjoyable reading, and a permanent reference that the reader will refer to often. Besides the Mets specific detail. the book includes approximately 300 pages of general collectors’ information applicable to all teams, including tips on detecting and avoiding bogus/counterfeit jerseys; and what to look for in jerseys claimed to be game worn or team-issued. It also includes chapters on the basics of collecting; jersey construction/fabrics and trim, a listing of all league-wide commemorative, All-Star and postseason patches, plus deep detail on manufacturer and team tagging of both team-issued and Authentic Retail merchandise.

Wherever Green Is Worn

Author : Tim Pat Coogan
ISBN : 9781784975395
Genre : History
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The population of Ireland is five million, but 70 million people worldwide call themselves Irish. Here, Tim Pat Coogan travels around the globe to tell their story. Irish emigration first began in the 12th century when the Normans invaded Ireland. Cromwell's terrorist campaign in the 17th century drove many Irish to France and Spain, while Cromwell deported many more to the West Indies and Virginia. Millions left due to the famine and its aftermath between 1845 and 1961. Where did they all go? From the memory of the wild San Patricios Brigade soldiers who deserted the American army during the Mexican War to fight on the side of their fellow Catholics to Australia's Irish Robin Hood: Ned Kelly, Coogan brings the vast reaches of the Irish diaspora to life in this collection of vivid and colourful tales. Rich in characterization and detail, not to mention the great Coogan wit, this is an invaluable volume that belongs on the bookshelf of every Celtophile.

Theodore Rex

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : 9780307777812
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terrorism. Youngest of all our chief executives, he rallied a stricken nation with his superhuman energy, charm, and political skills. He proceeded to combat the problems of race and labor relations and trust control while making the Panama Canal possible and winning the Nobel Peace Prize. But his most historic achievement remains his creation of a national conservation policy, and his monument millions of acres of protected parks and forest. Theodore Rex ends with TR leaving office, still only fifty years old, his future reputation secure as one of our greatest presidents. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Udder Health And Communication

Author : H. Hogeveen
ISBN : 9789086867424
Genre : Science
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In dairy industries throughout the world there is a desire to optimize udder health. An improved udder health will lead to improved animal welfare, improved production efficiency and a reduction of the use of antibiotics. To improve udder health, first of all, technical knowledge on issues such as treatment, milking, infectious pressure and host resistance is important. However, over the years we learned that knowledge alone is not enough: knowledge has to be used. And for knowledge to be used, farmers have to be motivated. This requires knowledge about motivation and communication. In this book, recent knowledge on technical udder health issues is combined with knowledge on motivation and communication. A large number of descriptions of mastitis control programs that are being carried out worldwide is combined with more specific studies. These are aimed at effective advising, motivation and communication strategies, economics, and technical studies on mastitis control and prevention. Therefore, this book provides an applied source of information for all that are willing to improve udder health.

Documents Of The Assembly Of The State Of New York

Author : New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
ISBN : UCAL:B2998300
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New York Fashion

Author : Caroline Rennolds Milbank
ISBN : UCSC:32106013920357
Genre : Social Science
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A lively and thorough history, New York Fashion presents a fabulous fashion parade with 300 illustrations, including 100 in full color, which highlight the fascinating story it has to tell. 300 illustrations, including 100 in full color.

New York Magazine

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

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