The Amateur

The Pleasures of Doing What You Love
Product Number: EB00672007
Released: May 23, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781786631091
Publisher: Verso
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Description

A radical manifesto about doing what you love Andy Merrifield offers a passionate tribute to the revolutionary spirit of the amateur-a figure who thinks outside the box, takes risks, dreams the impossible dream, seeks independence, and carves out a new world. Merrifield celebrates such square pegs as Charles Baudelaire, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Edward Said, Guy Debord, Hannah Arendt, and Jane Jacobs, each of whom shows us a path of unconventional wisdom and freedom. The Amateur advocates urgently for the liberated life, one that creates the space to question authority.

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Author(s): Andy Merrifield
Original Publish Date: May 23, 2017

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