The Resource Ishmael :, Daniel Quinn

Ishmael :, Daniel Quinn

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Ishmael :
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Ishmael :
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Daniel Quinn
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Language
eng
Summary
The narrator of this extraordinary tale is a man in search for truth. He answers an ad in a local newspaper from a teacher looking for serious pupils, only to find himself alone in an abandoned office with a full-grown gorilla who is nibbling delicately on a slender branch. "You are the teacher?" he asks incredulously. "I am the teacher," the gorilla replies. Ishmael is a creature of immense wisdom and he has a story to tell, one that no other human being has ever heard. It is a story that extends backward and forward over the lifespan of the earth from the birth of time to a future there is still time save. Like all great teachers, Ishmael refuses to make the lesson easy; he demands the final illumination to come from within ourselves. Is it man's destiny to rule the world? Or is it a higher destiny possible for him-- one more wonderful than he has ever imagined?
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3567.U338
LC item number
I8 1992
Literary form
fiction
Ishmael :, Daniel Quinn
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9780553078756
Lccn
91025441 //r92
System control number
ocm24068428

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