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a paper jacket for a book

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It was also significant because the book jacket represents a trend in contemporary design that encourages the use of hand-lettered copy.
Penguin's instantly recognisable book jacket designed by Edward Young and the Mini of Sir Alec Issigonis also feature in the set of stamps.
This book is not quite the thriller that the book jacket implies, but it maintains a touch of mystery.
com, and offers a Book Jacket Tool, free online Book Sharing, and two new proprietary book designs: Vintage and Collage.
This set, featuring striking cover photography on each book jacket, as well as Dana Lixenberg's classic portrait of Wilson, includes forewords for each of the plays by noted critics and artists, including Laurence Fishburne, Samuel G.
Although highlighted in the book jacket, this aspect of the story (United States' manipulation of Mexico) is never developed; instead, Fuentes uses the novel to comment on Mexico's political history and inevitable corruption.
No doubt many of his loyal fans will follow instructions and get their hands on a copy, and it will become, in the term its book jacket uses to describe O'Reilly's previous books, a "mega-bestseller.
Despite the book jacket hype, tip-toeing through Alice Denham's sexual encounters amongst the post-World War II American literati is not the most interesting thing about her memoir.
The blurbs on the back of the book jacket come from commanding figures in the field, and they all converge on one point: Huck's Raft is the best synthesis we have of the history of youth in America.
Told entirely from the point of view of a nine-year-old (although the book jacket copy insists this is not a book for nine-year-olds), the author maintains the atmosphere of incomprehension turning to some kind of knowledge, even though Bruno holds on to a portion of innocence until the end.
But when the book jacket says that "This story--of how African Americans entered the stage door and transformed popular culture--has until now been largely untold," and when the author says that "This book is about one such unrecognized cohort of artists" (1), the publisher and the author are not being entirely transparent.
The book jacket refers to this group as "a worn-out generation" which may be true.
Like Pae White he is often invited to contribute to group exhibitions by furnishing promotional materials (posters, flyers, and so on), the most recent instance being the book jacket for the catalogue accompanying "Uncertain States of America," an exhibition curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B.
1969) will be forty before too long, but his affably smiling face on the book jacket could belong to anyone from 17 to 27, and hardly seems to fit a person who is technically nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita.