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The dash : making a difference with your life

Author: Linda M Ellis; Mac Anderson
Publisher: Aurora, Ill. : Simple Truths, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Joseph Epstein once said, 'We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents, or the country of our birth. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live'--[the dash between those years]"--Page 2 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda M Ellis; Mac Anderson
OCLC Number: 71340770
Notes: Contains poem, "The dash" ; introduction by Mac Anderson ; relevant anecdotes by various authors, from Pericles and Walt Whitman to Anderson himself; and, "The story behind the dash" by Linda Ellis.
"Photo credits: Steve Terrill, Bruce Heinemann, Todd Reed"--Title page verso.
Description: 94 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by Linda Ellis and Mac Anderson.

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"Joseph Epstein once said, 'We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents, or the country of our birth. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live'--[the dash between those years]"--Page 2 of cover.

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