The Resource Hotel life: : the story of a place where anything can happen, Caroline Field Levander et Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)

Hotel life: : the story of a place where anything can happen, Caroline Field Levander et Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)

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Hotel life: : the story of a place where anything can happen
Title
Hotel life:
Title remainder
the story of a place where anything can happen
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Field Levander et Matthew Pratt Guterl
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Language
eng
Summary
What is a hotel? As Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl show us in this thought-provoking book, even though hotels are everywhere around us, we rarely consider their essential role in our modern existence and how they help frame our sense of who and what we are. They are, in fact, as centrally important as other powerful places like prisons, hospitals, or universities. More than simply structures made of steel, concrete, and glass, hotels are social and political institutions that we invest with overlapping and contradictory meaning. These alluring places uniquely capture the realities of our world, where the lines between public and private, labor and leisure, fortune and failure, desire and despair are regularly blurred. Guiding readers through the story of hotels as places of troublesome possibility, as mazelike physical buildings, as inspirational touchstones for art and literature, and as unsettling, even disturbing, backdrops for the drama of everyday life, Levander and Guterl ensure that we will never think about this seemingly ordinary place in the same way again
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1964-
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Levander, Caroline Field
Dewey number
647.94
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1970-
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  • Guterl, Matthew Pratt
  • hoopla digital
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  • Hospitality industry
  • Hotels
  • Travelers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Hotel life: : the story of a place where anything can happen, Caroline Field Levander et Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469621135
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718478
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remote
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11718478
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MWT11718478
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hotel life: : the story of a place where anything can happen, Caroline Field Levander et Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469621135
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718478
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718478
System control number
MWT11718478
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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