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The Torchlight List : Around the World in 200 Books.

Author: Jim Flynn
Publisher: Chicago : Awa Press, 2010.
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A brilliant road map for discovering history, science, civilization, and the human condition, this engaging record recommends must-read books: those so revealing about times and places that they take the reader beyond day-to-day concerns into a magic realm of knowledge and imagination. From Arthur Koestler's take on the universe and Barbara Tuchman's view on 14th-century life to F. Scott Fitzgerald's impressions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Flynn
ISBN: 9781877551185 187755118X
OCLC Number: 806205314
Description: 1 online resource (134 pages)

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A brilliant road map for discovering history, science, civilization, and the human condition, this engaging record recommends must-read books: those so revealing about times and places that they take the reader beyond day-to-day concerns into a magic realm of knowledge and imagination. From Arthur Koestler's take on the universe and Barbara Tuchman's view on 14th-century life to F. Scott Fitzgerald's impressions of American morality and Robert Fisk's analysis of the West's history of intervention in the Middle East, this engaging account is an idiosyncratic and endlessly interesting tour of th.

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