The Burning House

The Burning House

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"If your house were on fire, what would you take? Foster Huntington has collected answers to this telling question from thousands of responders all over the world to get to the heart of what it is that people truly value. The result is The Burning House,featuring the best of Huntington's popular website, TheBurningHouse.com along with a wealth of all-new material. Fascinating and remarkably revealing, The Burning House provides a captivating keyhole into people's lives, feelings, and innermost thoughts that will especially appeal to the many fans of PostSecret, Not Quite What I Was Planning, Found, and Awkward Family Photos. Illustrated with sometimes moving, often unusual photographs of people's most prized possessions, The Burning House ingeniously celebrates the differences between human beings around the globe and the surprising similarities that unite us all"--

HARPERCOLL

“Fascinating….Provocative.”
—New York Times

“Answering this question reveals a great deal about your personality, priorities and interests.”
—The Guardian (UK)

If your house were on fire, what would you take? Foster Huntington has collected answers to this telling question from thousands of responders all over the world to get to the heart of what it is that people truly value. The result isThe Burning House, featuring the best of Huntington’s popular website, TheBurningHouse.com along with a wealth of all-new material. Fascinating and remarkably revealing,The Burning House provides a captivating keyhole into people’s lives, feelings, and innermost thoughts that will especially appeal to the many fans ofPostSecret, Not Quite What I Was Planning, Found, and Awkward Family Photos. Illustrated with sometimes moving, often unusual photographs of people’s most prized possessions,The Burning House ingeniously celebrates the differences between human beings around the globe—and the surprising similarities that unite us all.



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Collects photographs that reveal what people from all over the world would take if their house were to burn down and they could only bring with them a handful of a life's worth of possessions.
Setting in motion a thought-provoking debate between the practical, the valuable and the sentimental, this unique book asks a simple question-- “What would you save from your burning home?” Original. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : ItBooks, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062123480
0062123483
Branch Call Number: 306.46 B935
Characteristics: xi, 265 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Huntington, Foster

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