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Dorothy Parker's Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos
By Kim Addonizio (editor) and Cheryl Dumesnil (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Diane Pub Co
Publication date January 30, 2002
Pages 264
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780756791599
ISBN-10 0756791596
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
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Original list price $14.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Once the province of sailors & bikers, tattoos have emerged from backdoor parlors to suburban shopping malls. Today they adorn starlet's ankles, housewives' shoulders, & bankers' biceps. Many of our most gifted writers across several colorful decades have found the images of the tattoo needle a vivid subject for the language of the pen. These stories, poems, & memoirs span the range of human experience, from the awesome to the absurd. From Flannery O'Connor's likeness of God to Sylvia Plath's $15 eagle, from Herman Melville's power of the primitive to Mark Doty's embrace of the ineradicable to Franz Kafka's lasting mark of the penal colony, this bold exploration of the illuminated body is guaranteed to get under your skin.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780446679046 Book cover for 9780756791599
 
from Grand Central Pub (October 1, 2002)
9780446679046 | details & prices | 288 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $19.99
About: A selection of classic and contemporary short stories, essays, and poems about tattoos explores the diverse roles of this popular form of personal expression.
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from Diane Pub Co (January 30, 2002)
9780756791599 | details & prices | 264 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $14.00
About: Once the province of sailors & bikers, tattoos have emerged from backdoor parlors to suburban shopping malls.
Miscellaneous
from Grand Central Pub (October 31, 2009)
9780446568531 | details & prices | List price $9.99

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