The Windows of Brimnes: An American in Iceland

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In his most ambitious book to date, poet, musician, wit, and polemicist Bill Holm repairs to his Icelandic cottage to reflect on the United States and what it might learn from the land of his ancestral roots. The book begins with a description of the extraordinary setting of Brimnes, a small fishing village on the Arctic Circle. From his house, Holm captures Iceland's warmth and genuine community, its secularism, pacifism, and love of nature, poetry, and music. Writing of the America to which his ancestors fled only two ...

The Windows of Brimnes: An American in Iceland 2008, Milkweed Editions

ISBN-13: 9781571313102

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The Windows of Brimnes: An American in Iceland 2007, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9781571313027

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