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Death by Leisure

Author: Chris Ayres

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ISBN: 080211881X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

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Describes the author's return from a stint as a war correspondent in Iraq to immerse himself into the American leisure economy, detailing his experiences in a world of gratuitous consumption and hedonistic parties.
Death by Leisure
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Christine Moore
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-19 - Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

A British journalist’s “fast and funny” account of hedonism and conspicuous consumption in Los Angeles—and his attempt to get in on the fun (The New York Times). From the author of War Reporting for Cowards, Death by Leisure is the incisive, irreverent, and savagely funny story of British journalist Chris
Death by Leisure
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Chris Ayres
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

Describes the author's return from a stint as a war correspondent in Iraq to immerse himself into the American leisure economy, detailing his experiences in a world of gratuitous consumption and hedonistic parties.
The Atheist's Bible
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Shalom Camenietzki
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-01 - Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

"The Atheist's Bible" is a collection of fifteen short stories and novellas by Shalom Camenietzki, a Toronto-based psychologist and writer of fictions. Nine of the fifteen stories that make up the collection were previously published in Canadian literary magazines. Published in 2006, the collection has been reviewed by five literary
Weight Loss, Exercise and Health Research
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Carrie P. Saylor
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Nova Publishers

Weight loss can be achieved in many ways including reduction of caloric intake, exercise and because of health reasons. This book combines research from around the world in all three areas.
Leisure and Death
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Adam Kaul, Jonathan Skinner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-28 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

This anthropological study examines the relationship between leisure and death, specifically how leisure practices are used to meditate upon—and mediate—life. Considering travelers who seek enjoyment but encounter death and dying, tourists who accidentally face their own mortality while vacationing, those who intentionally seek out pleasure activities that pertain to mortality