Swimming Pool (Object Lessons) (Paperback)

Swimming Pool (Object Lessons) By Piotr Florczyk, Ian Bogost (Editor), Christopher Schaberg (Editor) Cover Image
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

As a former world-ranked swimmer whose journey toward naturalization and U.S. citizenship began with a swimming fellowship, Piotr Florczyk reflects on his own adventures in swimming pools while taking a closer look at artists, architects, writers, and others who have helped to cement the swimming pool's prominent and iconic role in our society and culture.

Swimming Pool explores the pool as a place where humans seek to attain the unique union between mind and body.

Object Lessons is published in partnership with an essay series in The Atlantic.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781501394874
ISBN-10: 1501394878
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: February 8th, 2024
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: Object Lessons