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Where there's a will

Author: John Mortimer
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The author ponders the non-material legacy he hopes to leave to the next generation, sharing humorous thoughts about the pleasures he has experienced through drink, outdoor sex, and his vision of God as the "Grand Perhaps."
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mortimer
ISBN: 0670034096 9780670034093
OCLC Number: 57039150
Notes: "Thoughts on the good life"--Jacket.
Description: 238 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Where there's a will --
Changing your life--and "The man in sneakers" --
Getting drunk --
The grand perhaps --
An old woman cooking eggs --
The domino theory and the tyranny of majorities --
Outdoor sex --
Shakespeare's favourites --
Listening --
Believing in something --
Lying --
The companionship of women --
Causing offence --
Living with children --
Interesting times --
Timing and the art of advocacy --
Male clothing --
Being vulgar --
The marketplace --
Law or justice --
Family values --
Missed opportunities --
Making a fuss --
Giving money to beggars --
Eating out --
The pursuit of happiness --
Looking after your health --
Inventions and the decline of language --
Avoiding Utopia --
Fires were started --
A writer's life --
The attestation clause.
Responsibility: John Mortimer.
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The author ponders the non-material legacy he hopes to leave to the next generation, sharing humorous thoughts about the pleasures he has experienced through drink, outdoor sex, and his vision of God as the "Grand Perhaps."

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