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The torchlight list : around the world in 200 books

Author: Jim Flynn
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Skyhorse Publishing, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the influence of books on intelligence and everyday life, sharing a veteran professor's list of geographically arranged, recommended books for his students accompanied by brief explanations of their history and plots.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Flynn
ISBN: 1626360928 9781626360921
OCLC Number: 829989292
Notes: Originally published: New Zealand : Awa Press, 2010.
Description: 189 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Born into the magic realm --
Science and early civilization --
American history --
America broods --
The human condition I --
Latin America --
Britain and its empire --
The human condition II --
Germany, France and Russia --
The human condition III --
Spain, Portugal, Italy and Scandinavia --
A few books on Africa --
China, Japan, India and the Middle East --
Leading your children into the magic realm.
Responsibility: Jim Flynn.

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Explores the influence of books on intelligence and everyday life, sharing a veteran professor's list of geographically arranged, recommended books for his students accompanied by brief explanations of their history and plots.

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