Book of the Week — Land Forms and Air Currents

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“The coastline dances along the main highway, sometimes following the road’s straight-line lead, then moving in and away in a jitterbug step, twice dipping under a stretch of bridge —
a tango flourish”

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“On a map the shore’s edge is a fixed line. But in reality she’s a ballerina, gliding, then rising on her toes with the tide.”

May all your summer road trips be just as lively.

Land Forms and Air Currents
Carol June Barton
Glen Echo, MD: Popular Kinetics Press, 2014
N7433.4 B37 L35 2014

Colorful layered pop-up landscapes accompanied by poems. When opened completely, the book stretches to a length of 150 inches. Edition of twenty copies. Rare Books copy is no. five, signed by the author.

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