Made Priceless: Some Things Money Can’t Buy

Published Date: February 13, 2012


Made Priceless presents snapshots of objects that their holders treasure: a 1950s swivel rocker, a fortune-cookie fortune that reads “The rubber bands are heading in the right direction” a marble with a world map painted on it, a bread-baking pan, a bar of soap, crocheted doilies, a masonry trowel… Each object has its own story, each its own meaning. The book’s contributors include artists, a banker, a retired career military officer, secretaries, a pilot, stay-at-home mothers, students, professors, and others, each with a testament in praise of something priceless. The result is a remarkable collection that honors what money can’t buy, and celebrates the extraordinary significance in an ordinary things.

About the Editor

h-l-hixH. L. Hix lives in the mountain west, among objects with little monetary value to others but a lot of spiritual and emotional resonance for him, and also among living beings: five chickens, a dog, and his human partner, Kate Northrop, who, though she is not an object, does “include the universe in her constitution and the laws of her being.”

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