Once a columnist for an Italian literary magazine, Eco now shares his acute and highly entertaining sense of the absurd in modern life in these essays about militarism, computerese, cowboy and Indian movies, art criticism, librarians, semiotics, and much more--including himself.
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Book Description Harcourt, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This witty and irreverent collection of essays presents Eco's playful but unfailingly accurate takes on everything from militarism, computer jargon, Westerns, librarians and bureaucrats to meals on airplanes, Amtrak trains, bad coffee, express mail, fax machines and pornography. "An uncanny combination of the profound and the profane".--San Francisco Chronicle. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0151001367
Book Description Harcourt, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0151001367
Book Description Harcourt, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0151001367
Book Description Harcourt, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151001367