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Lost in the cosmos: the last self-help book

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Percy's second work of non-fiction is provocative, funny, infuriating and engaging, answering such questions as, why is it possible to learn more in ten minutes about the Crab Nebula, which is 6,000 light years away, than you presently know about yourself?
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full_title lost in the cosmos the last self help book
author percy walker
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lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM

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author Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.
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display_description Published at the height of the 1980s self-help boom, Lost in the Cosmos is Percy's unforgettable riff on the trend that swept the nation. Filled with quizzes, essays, short stories, and diagrams, Lost in the Cosmos is a laugh-out-loud spin on a familiar genre that also pushes readers to serious contemplation of life's biggest questions. One part parody and two parts philosophy, Lost in the Cosmos is an enlightening guide to the dilemmas of human existence, and an unrivaled spin on self-help manuals by one of modern America's greatest literary masters.T166
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publishDate 1983, 2011
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subject_facet American wit and humor, Electronic books, Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Anecdotes, Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Humor
title_display Lost in the cosmos : the last self-help book
title_full Lost in the cosmos : the last self-help book / Walker Percy, Lost in the cosmos : the last self-help book [electronic resource] / Walker Percy
title_short Lost in the cosmos :
title_sub the last self-help book
topic_facet American wit and humor, Electronic books, Self-actualization (Psychology)