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The Resource The whole five feet : what the great books taught me about life, death, and pretty much everything else, Christopher R. Beha

The whole five feet : what the great books taught me about life, death, and pretty much everything else, Christopher R. Beha

Label
The whole five feet : what the great books taught me about life, death, and pretty much everything else
Title
The whole five feet
Title remainder
what the great books taught me about life, death, and pretty much everything else
Statement of responsibility
Christopher R. Beha
Title variation
Whole 5 feet
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts how the author set out to read all of the Harvard Classics in an effort to get his life back on track after a serious illness and to discover how the great writers of the past grappled with essential questions of existence
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beha, Christopher R
Dewey number
809
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1035.A1
LC item number
B44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beha, Christopher R.
  • Best books
  • Literature
  • Life
Label
The whole five feet : what the great books taught me about life, death, and pretty much everything else, Christopher R. Beha
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • August, or "Go to grass"
  • September, or "Not of Athens, but of the world"
  • October, or "To my own sons, and those of my teachers"
  • November, or "Food for future years"
  • December, or "The thinking reed"
  • Afterword, or "I shall go on in the same way"
  • Introduction, or "A careful and persistent reader"
  • January, or "I made a little book"
  • February, or "Take up and read"
  • March, or "Not by the knowledge of words"
  • April, or "Mambrino's helmet"
  • May, or "To the daughters of the air!"
  • June, or "No wiser than before"
  • July, or "The enjoyments of life"
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 258 p.
Isbn
9780802118844
Lccn
2009437284
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)262431087
  • (OCoLC)ocn262431087
  • 1296082
Label
The whole five feet : what the great books taught me about life, death, and pretty much everything else, Christopher R. Beha
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • August, or "Go to grass"
  • September, or "Not of Athens, but of the world"
  • October, or "To my own sons, and those of my teachers"
  • November, or "Food for future years"
  • December, or "The thinking reed"
  • Afterword, or "I shall go on in the same way"
  • Introduction, or "A careful and persistent reader"
  • January, or "I made a little book"
  • February, or "Take up and read"
  • March, or "Not by the knowledge of words"
  • April, or "Mambrino's helmet"
  • May, or "To the daughters of the air!"
  • June, or "No wiser than before"
  • July, or "The enjoyments of life"
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 258 p.
Isbn
9780802118844
Lccn
2009437284
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)262431087
  • (OCoLC)ocn262431087
  • 1296082

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