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1981 Britannica book of the year

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Published by Encyclopaedia Britannica in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Index.

Other titlesBritannica book of the year, 1981.
Statementeditors : Daphne Daume, J.E. Davis
The Physical Object
Pagination766 p. :
Number of Pages766
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24375309M
ISBN 10085229381X
ISBN 109780852293812
OCLC/WorldCa28807055

The story of an American Jew's search for identity and faith in the s, focusing on a young seminarian headed for the rabbinate, but sent by the Army to Asia and then led by his own spiritual quest to Jerusalem. This is largely the story of his ''education,'' in the broadest sense, from his boyhood days as the son of a trading-post owner until he could no longer accept South Africa's stifling racial atmosphere. While Encyclopaedia Britannica has continued to operate, he expected "many trade publishers will not survive -- and any content development company will have to be thinking about how they are going to fill the gap. Woods fled the country and now lives in exile in Britain. The de Brunhoffs' stories have struck responsive chords across several generations, possibly because their ''wisdom'' confronts, rather than dodges, the possibility of upheaval in life, balancing it with delightful illustrations of the lovable elephant, Babar, and his extended family.

The stories range from brief anecdotal paragraphs to fully developed narratives, with Vol. New York: Pantheon Books. New York: Alfred A. Forty-one well chosen examples, from early to current, of the short-story craft. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. The Encyclopaedia Britannicawhich has been in continuous print since it was first published in EdinburghScotland insaid on Wednesday it will end publication of its printed editions and continue with digital versions available online.

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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. An unusual collection of stern and loving essays, originally published in the 1981 Britannica book of the year book Monthly, decrying the shallowness of life in the Northern agricultural heartland of America, and shedding light on why, in the midst of prosperity, the inner life often seems so impoverished.

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