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The extinction of desire : a tale of enlightenment

Author: Michael Boylan
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series: Blackwell public philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Fiction   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What would you do if you suddenly became rich? Michael O'Meara had never asked himself this question. A high school history teacher in Maryland, Michael is content to not ask too many questions - until, after a freak accident, he unexpectedly finds himself the beneficiary of a million dollars. As friends, adversaries, and a greedy ex-wife emerge from the background to lay claim to the fortune, Michael finds himself  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Boylan
ISBN: 9781405148498 1405148497 9781405148504 1405148500 140518129X 9781405181297
OCLC Number: 74688601
Description: xiv, 205 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Four Noble Truths. Foreword by Charles Johnson. Prologue: An Ancient Fable. The Extinction of Desire: A Tale of Enlightenment. Acknowledgments
Series Title: Blackwell public philosophy.
Responsibility: Michael Boylan.
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