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Newly Cataloged Acquisitions

The Library's catalog, Orbis, provides access to collections material across the Yale University Library.  Below is a list of recently cataloged Beinecke Library acquisitions that are now available in the catalog.

June 24, 2014

Devil's snake curve : a fan's notes from left field / Josh Ostergaard. ...

Baseball United States.
Author: Ostergaard, Josh.
Description: "The Devil's Snake Curve offers an alternative American history, in which colonialism, jingoism, capitalism, and faith are represented by baseball. Personal and political, it twines Japanese internment camps with the Yankees; Walmart with the Kansas City Royals; and facial hair patterns with militarism, Guantanamo, and the modern security state. An essay, a miscellany, and a passionate unsettling of Josh Ostergaard's relationship with our national pastime, it allows for both the clover of a childhood outfield and the persistence of the game's service to those in power. America and baseball are both hard to love or leave in this, by turns coruscating and heartfelt, debut.Josh Ostergaard holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota and an MA in cultural anthropology. He has been an urban anthropologist at the Field Museum and now works at Graywolf Press. "-- Provided by publisher.
Edition: First edition.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac Os74 D49 2014
ISBN: 9781566893459 (pbk.)

Where away / by George Sessions Perry and Isabel Leighton. ...

Damage control (Warships)
Author: Perry, George Sessions, 1910-1956.
Imprint: New York : Editions for the Armed Services, [1945], c1944.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za L533 944Wc
ISBN: 9780982658765

Directing Herbert White : poems / James Franco. ...

Celebrities Poetry.
Author: Franco, James, 1978-
Description: The debut poetry collection by the actor, director, and writer James Franco.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac F841 D62 2014
ISBN: 9781555976736

Corridor : poems / Saskia Hamilton. ...

American poetry 21st century.
Author: Hamilton, Saskia, 1967-
Description: "'Corridor' is a study of motion and time. Its glanced landscapes, its lives seen in passing, render the immeasurable in broken narratives. Saskia Hamilton's poems travel quickly with unexpected distances within their reach. They are dauntless and alert in their apprehension of the natural kingdom at the frontier of so many unnatural ones. They inhabit the realm of contemplation, which, for Hamilton, is charged with eros."--Back cover.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac H1808 C81 2014
ISBN: 1555976751

Farewell, for two years, to England / a poem by Helen Maria Williams. ...

Author: Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 +530
ISBN: 078580871X

Flora and Pomona's fête, or, The botanical and horticultural meeting : a poem in two parts respectfully dedicated to the floral and horticultural societies of England / by Elizabeth Steele Perkins. ...

Flowers Juvenile poetry.
Author: Perkins, Elizabeth Steele.
Edition: 6th ed.
Imprint: Brighton : W.H. Mason, 1838.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 1499
ISBN: 9781934254516

Frost fair. ...

Fairs England London Early works to 1800.
Imprint: [London] : Printed upon the ice on the River Thames Jan' 23d. 1739/40, [1740?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 +532
ISBN: 9780615166971 (pbk.)

George Kelley papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1938-1976. ...

American literature 20th century.
Author: Kelley, George (George F.)
Description: Collection of bibliographic material, clippings, correspondence, manuscript notes, and other printed material relating to Kelley's research on Wilder. Correspondence, dating from 1938 to 1945, documents Kelley's research with bookdealers, libraries, publishers, literary critics, and others, including Albert & Charles Boni, Rascoe Burton, Harper & Brothers, Library of Congress, Samuel French, Inc., and Isabel Wilder.
Language: English
Location: LSF- BEINECKE: YCAL MSS 895; BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): YCAL MSS 895
ISBN: 9781934254516

James Baldwin in Turkey : bearing witness from another place / edited by Kathryn Hubbard and Barbara Earl Thomas ; photographs by Sedat Pakay ; foreword by Charles Johnson. ...

African American authors Pictorial works.
Author: Pakay, Sedat.
Imprint: Seattle : Northwest African American Museum ; Distributed by the University of Washington Press, c2012.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ Zan B193 +W2012P
ISBN: 9780295992105 (alk. paper)

June 23, 2014

Feminine beauty / Kenneth Clark. ...

Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Author: Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983.
Imprint: New York : Rizzoli, 1980.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 +527
ISBN: 084780318X

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