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Odyssey A Father, a Son, and an Epic

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ISBN-10: 0345806212

ISBN-13: 9780345806215

Edition: N/A

Authors: Daniel Mendelsohn

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Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, and Newsday Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading--and reliving--Homer's epic masterpiece. When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar his son teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his "one last chance" to learn the great…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/31/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.22" wide x 7.94" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English