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My Ishmael

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ISBN-10: 0553379658

ISBN-13: 9780553379655

Edition: 1998

Authors: Daniel Quinn

List price: $18.00
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Winner of the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship, Daniel Quinn'sIshmaelis a bestseller and a testament for a burgeoning spiritual movement.  Now Quinn presents an extraordinary sequel, a companion novel so startlingly original that even Ishmael's most faithful readers will not predict its outcome.... When Ishmael places an advertisement for pupils with "an earnest desire to save the world," he does not expect a child to answer him.  But twelve-year-old Julie Gerchak is undaunted by Ishmael's reluctance to teach someone so young, and convinces him to take her on as his next student.  Ishmael knows he can't apply the same strategies with Julie that he used with his first pupil, Alan Lomax--nor can…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/6/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Daniel Quinn was born in 1935 and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Creighton Prep and attended St. Louis University, the University of Vienna and Loyola University of Chicago. Quinn worked in educational and consumer publishing, holding editorial positions with the American Peoples Encyclopedia, the Greater Cleveland Mathematics Program, the Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation, Fuller and Dees Publishing and the Society for Visual Education. He is best known for his award-winning novel Ishmael (1992), which is about a gorilla able to telepathically communicate, but he has written other novels as well as short fiction.