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Providence : the story of a fifty-year vision quest

Author: Daniel Quinn
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Providence is the record of Daniel Quinn's fascinating fifty-year voyage to a revolutionary way of seeing the world. Quinn's journey takes him from a prophetic midnight childhood dream in an Omaha boardinghouse, to a mysterious encounter in the hills of Kentucky as a young Trappist monk, to disenchantment with existing forms of organized religion, and finally to his personal rediscovery of humankind's first and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Daniel Quinn; Daniel Quinn; Daniel Quinn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Quinn
ISBN: 0553100181 9780553100181 0553375490 9780553375497
OCLC Number: 31609040
Notes: Autobiography written in response to the author's acclaimed novel Ishmael.
Description: 175 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Daniel Quinn.

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"Providence is the record of Daniel Quinn's fascinating fifty-year voyage to a revolutionary way of seeing the world. Quinn's journey takes him from a prophetic midnight childhood dream in an Omaha boardinghouse, to a mysterious encounter in the hills of Kentucky as a young Trappist monk, to disenchantment with existing forms of organized religion, and finally to his personal rediscovery of humankind's first and only universal religion, one that is now all but forgotten. Along the way, Quinn expands on the ideas put forth in Ishmael and explores their meaning in daily life." --Book Jacket.

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