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Sock
By Christopher Schaberg (editor), Kim Adrian and Ian Bogost (editor)
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Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Publication date March 9, 2017
Pages 160
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781501315060
ISBN-10 1501315064
Dimensions 0 by 4.75 by 6.50 in.
Original list price $16.95
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

Unraveling the sock's history, construction, and necessity, Kim Adrian's Sock reintroduces us to our own bodies-vulnerable, bipedal, and flawed-by examining this most common of objects, something we daily tug on and take off with hardly a thought. Sock reminds us that extraordinary secrets live in mundane material realities, and reveals how this floppy, often smelly, sometimes holey piece of clothing-whether machine made and ordered online or hand-knit and given as a gift-can also serve as an anatomy lesson, a physics primer, a love letter, a weapon, a fetish, or a fashion statement.

Object Lessons is published in partnership with an essay series in The Atlantic.



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With Christopher Schaberg (other contributor), Kim Adrian | from Bloomsbury USA Academic (March 9, 2017)
9781501315060 | details & prices | 160 pages | List price $16.95
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