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Burn & learn, or, Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era / Eric Paul Shaffer.

Title
Burn & learn, or, Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era / Eric Paul Shaffer.
Author
Shaffer, Eric Paul.
Publication
Raleigh, N.C. : Leaping Dog Press, 2009.

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Description
415 p.; 23 cm.
Series Statement
Leaping Dog Press book ; # 14
Uniform Title
Leaping Dog Press book ; #14.
Alternative Title
  • Burn & learn
  • Burn and learn
  • Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover.
Contents
Born with a Tail -- What Is the Magic Word? -- The Revelation of Nine-Mile Hill, Dusk -- Two Out of Three Ain't Bad -- The Most Sarcastic Woman in the World -- A Busy Winter -- Coyote and the Wind Instrument -- The Felony Stick: Venus -- Remembering Hemingway -- Inspiring Prospects for the Last Lost Dog -- Dust -- Stay Hungry: A Tributary Obituary for King Charles the Ragman -- The Systematic Illustration and Illumination of Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- Finally Yours, the Mechanical Mate -- Where Is Where I'm At At Anyway? -- The Declaration of International Time Travel Day: November 5 -- Missing the Point of Missing Missing the Missing Mug -- The Fifth American Koan: The Riddle of Definition -- A Few Words for the Party of Life and Death -- The Twentieth-Century Missing List, Part I -- K.C. Studies Under John Wayne -- Laughter, What I Really Want To Be When I Grow Up on the Day the Music Flies -- Coyote Creates the People of the World -- At Last, the Missing Chapter 24 -- The Eleven-Piece BackRoom Band -- Serendipity, Synchronicity, Stupidity, Simplicity -- Marginalia as a Way of Living -- My Uncle Killed John Wayne First -- A Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Pawn, and a King -- After The Outer Limits, Television and the End of the World -- Zillions of Zombies on Planet Z Agree -- Anonymous Beer -- The Liberty Bell, the Telephone Company, and the Broken Neck of Henry Adams -- The Felony Stick: Saturn -- In Medias Res -- Arithmetic -- The 10th American Koan: The Riddle of Black and White -- Blowing the Whistle -- Boredom, Empty Pockets, and a Broken Heart -- The King Charles the RagMan Rigamarole -- No Problem -- The Mystery of Two Different Heads on Two Different Dimes -- The Color of Words in Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- One Day in the Sun Under the Tree in the Water, the Last Chance -- Coyote and the Leaning Ivory Tower of Babble -- Born in Bourne -- The Descent of Life in Universe Five -- The Spontaneous Quicksilver Fountain of Central Avenue -- A BookMovie Made from the Phi Phenomenon -- Television and the Eternal Return of Uncle K.C. -- Flag, Wind, Mind -- The Gas Meter Mystery -- Jack Kerouac Makes the Top of Matterhorn Peak at Long Last -- The Felony Stick: Sol -- K.C. at the Cash Register -- The Seventh American Koan: The Riddle of Separation -- The Forever Endeavor -- A Brief Chronology of the Significant Events of All the Time in the World -- Over the Head, Under the Skin -- The Twentieth-Century Missing List: Special Inter-Active Hollywood Addition -- Coyote and the Green Knight -- R.N.S. -- The Revelation of Nine-Mile Hill, Dark -- Referring to a Movie, Trust Me -- The Hottest Coffee in the Universe -- The AutoBiography of the Last of the Bald Scholars in the UnderGround Library of the Leaning Ivory Tower of Babble -- Watching Whales, a Stone Finger Points to the Waves -- A Note on the Reader-Edited Text of Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- A Novel Idea for a New Year's Revolution -- Ground Beneath My Feet, The Grave of My Great-Grandfather -- Even the Sun Will Eat Its Children in the End -- Universal Disclaimer for the Whole Wide World -- Reading the Writing on the Wall -- The Felony Stick: Luna -- The Five Double Yous -- The Fourth American Koan: The Riddle of Words -- The Authentic Shroud of Saint Nick -- Parallel Universal Disclaimer -- Micro Wave Competence in the Century of Technological Disaster -- Eight Light Minutes -- How Coyote Lost His Other Tail and His Only First Son -- The Gospel According to This Moment -- The Big Idea: A Map of Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- Uncle K.C. and the Bridge Over the Bowl of Rice -- Brother Stupidity and the Little and Brown and Low-To-The-Ground Buddhas -- Zest, Best, West -- King Charles the RagMan Puts Coyote Up on a Pedestal -- The End of the Beginning of the End of Time Travel -- The Elevator Renaissance -- The Big Bad Dream -- Ringing Phones Breaking Dreams -- Pages Without Number in Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- K.C. as a Babe -- Mushrooming Masterpieces, and Why Are There So Few? -- The Thirteenth American Koan: The Riddle of the Sphincter -- The Epistemological Phenomenalistic Fist Fight -- Reckless Meets Galloping Gertie Halfway on the Televised Celluloid Span -- Yorick's Vanilla Grin -- The Serpent of Circles Returns in Celebration of Pi Day: March 14 -- Back in the Saddle Again with King Charles the RagMan and the Wild and Wu Li Duke City Sidewalk Cowboys -- Cosmogony, Cosmography, Cosmology -- The Last of Christmas in the Trees of Fire on the Last Coast of the World -- The Twentieth-Century Missing List, Part II -- Coyote Meets Buddha on the Road -- Giving the Universe a Big Hand -- 1935-1984 -- Literature Sandwiches -- K.C. on the Moon -- How to Travel Time -- The Felony Stick: Mars -- The Sixth American Koan: The Riddle of Being -- The Nobel Peace Prize Paradox -- Getting the Big Picture -- My Grandmother Announces Her Own Death on Sunday Night on Sunday Morning -- Guess Again -- Quiddity, Quibble, Quincunx, Quip -- The Revelation of Nine-Mile Hill, Dawn -- Autumn Tea -- A Newly Discovered Rosetta Stone -- The Night at the End of the Tunnel -- The Man Who Could Do No Wrong Meets The Man Who Could Do Nothing Right -- Vagary, Vagrancy, Vacancy -- Coyote Steals Otter's Fur -- Second-Hand News of the Minute Particulars -- The Flip'n'Flash Movie Under the Thumb: The Backward Metaphysics of the Persistence of Vision -- "Birth of a Poet" -- The Big Dream -- The Moire Effect on Sunday Morning -- Questioning the Shape of Things To Come -- The Felony Stick: Mercury -- My Grandfather Visits Me After Death After Midnight Early in My Life -- The Eleventh American Koan: The Riddle of Presence -- K.C. and the Chicken and the Egg -- The Great Duckling Rescue Episode -- A Telephone Call from the Telephone Company -- Loners, Lovers, Losers -- A Terminal Case of Curiosity -- Ejaculation Is a Part of Speech -- Burrowing Owl Fools Coyote -- The Case of the Five-Finger Huevos Rancheros Morning Breakfast Theft Mystery -- Ashes, Dust, Rain -- The Paradigmatic Parasol Paradox -- The UnLimited Warranty of Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- The Great King Kong Airplane Annihilation Incident -- Madonna of the Sky -- The Twentieth-Century Missing List: Special Addition -- K.C. and the New Authentic Mexican Burrito Hut Can Opener -- A Note from Brother Synergy on The One-Page Compendium of All the Written Knowledge of Every Where and Every When in the Whole Wide World -- The One-Page Compendium of All the Written Knowledge of Every Where and Every When in the Whole Wide World -- X Marks the Spot -- The Ninth American Koan: The Riddle of Intellect -- The Felony Stick: Jupiter -- Beauty Is in the Mind of the Beholder -- My Movie Life: Last Will and Testament -- Always the Celebration of Every Yearly Observance of the First Annual International Time Travel Day -- The Last Word on the Last Word -- A Definition from the "New College Edition" of The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language -- The Great Reverse Pumpkin Automobile Disaster -- The Smiling Features of Memoirs of the Cenozoic Era -- Nigauri -- A Second Story -- Rattle Snake and Magpie Crown Coyote King -- K.C. Watches Time Fly -- The Return of the Son of the Bug-Eyed Monster of Love, PartII -- An Old Hand and the Crash of the Hindenburg -- His Hawk, His Hound, and His Lady Fair -- Reading the Last Page First.
ISBN
  • 1587750287 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • 9781587750281 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
LCCN
2009927183
OCLC
  • 464594377
  • ocn464594377
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries