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Cathedrals of the flesh my search of the perfect bath by Alexia Brue

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Published by Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York, [S.l.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public baths.,
  • Bathing customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlexia Brue.
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22983237M
ISBN 101582341168

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CATHEDRALS OF THE FLESH: My Search for the Perfect Bath Alexia Brue, Author At first, the book hews too closely to the genesis of Brue's endeavor as the opening chapters, about her initiation.   Cathedrals Of The Flesh Paperback – Feb. 17 by Alexia Brue (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ 4/5(12). Acceptable. Cathedrals of the Flesh: My Search for the Perfect Bath by Alexia Brue. Binding: Paperback.. Weight: Lbs.. Product Group: Book.. Istextbook: No.. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text/5().   At once deeply personal and highly informative, Cathedrals of the Flesh is the candid and playful account of one woman's determination to follow her passion. Alexia Brue has written for the New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Spa Finder. She has a B.A. in Classics from Grinnell College. She lives in New York City. This is her first : Bloomsbury Publishing.

  Cathedrals of the Flesh: Book Review. by Gray Cargill on Novem Do you enjoy reading about the solo travels of others? If so, I recommend Cathedrals of the Flesh: My Search for the Perfect Bath by Alexia Brue. I love learning about new cultures (and subcultures) when I read, so I enjoyed learning about the public bath culture in. At once deeply personal and highly informative, Cathedrals of the Flesh is the candid and playful account of one woman's determination to follow her passion. Alexia Brue has written for the New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Spa Finder. She has a B.A. in Classics from Grinnell College. She lives in New York City. This is her first book. At once deeply personal and highly informative, full of intimacies, discoveries, and unexpected twists, CATHEDRALS OF THE FLESH is the candid and playful account of one woman's determination to follow her passion, ultimately inspiring readers to do the same. ‹ See all details for Cathedrals Of The Flesh Fast, FREE delivery, video streaming, music, and much more Prime members enjoy Free Two-Day Shipping, Free Same-Day or One-Day Delivery to select areas, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and more/5(7).