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Swimming studies won the 2012 national book critics circle award for autobiography and was longlisted for the william hill sports book of the year 2012. When first i learned about leanne shaptons swimming studies, i anticipated delicately written and visual riffs on swimming, a topic dear to me. Swimming studies by leanne shapton, paperback barnes. Swimming studies book johnson county library bibliocommons. Swimming studies is a wonderful, unique book from the writer and artist leanne shapton, author of important artifacts and personal property from the collection of lenore doolan and harold morris, including books, street fashion, and jewelry, with her artwork as a teenager, leanne shapton trained for the olympic swimming trials. Jun 26, 2014 swimming studies is a wonderful, unique book from the writer and artist leanne shapton, author of important artifacts and personal property from the collection of lenore doolan and harold morris, including books, street fashion, and jewelry, with her artwork. Swimming studies is a lyrical, playful work that explores what it is like to move from a world of competition to one of recreation and introspection, giving a sideways glimpse into memory, adolescence, swimming, drawing, obsession and solitude. Like many competitive swimmers, she fears open water and unknown depths. Her spare and elegant writing reveals an intimate narrative of suburban adolescence, spent. There is a quiet comfort in not being very good at something. Jul 01, 2012 swimming studies is a brilliantly original, meditative memoir that explores the worlds of competitive and recreational swimming. From her training for the olympic trials as a teenager, to meditative swims in pools and oceans as an adult, shapton contemplates the. Swimming studies isbn 9781846144950 pdf epub leanne shapton.

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