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Ishmael: a novel

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Series:
Ishmael trilogy volume 1.
Publisher:
Bantam/Turner Book,
Pub. Date:
1992.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 10
Description
Winner of the 1992 Turner Tomorrow Fellowship,Ishmaelis a unique and captivating novel that has earned a large and passionate following among readers and critics worldwide. One of the most beloved and bestselling novels of spiritual adventure ever published, it is the story of a man who embarks on a highly provocative intellectual adventure with a gorilla--a journey of the mind and spirit that changes forever the way he sees the world and humankind's place in it. For this special fifth anniversary edition, the author has written a frank and informative introduction in which he discusses the worldwideIshmaelphenomenon. Timed to coincide with the eagerly anticipated publication ofMy Ishmaeland the release of the movieIshmael,this special edition is sure to attract new readers and reinforce Daniel Quinn's reputation as one of the most compelling and visionary writers of our age.
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ISBN:
9780553375404
9780553078756
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.1, 10 Points
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Grouping Title ishmael
Grouping Author quinn daniel
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-28 04:17:50AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-20 04:32:08AM

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display_description 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?
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subject_facet Didactic fiction, Gorilla -- Fiction, Human ecology -- Fiction
title_display Ishmael : a novel
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