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Quinn, Daniel

Overview
Works: 52 works in 267 publications in 17 languages and 9,815 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Didactic fiction  Biography  Religious fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3567.U338, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Daniel Quinn
 
Most widely held works by Daniel Quinn
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn( Book )

82 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man and a great ape conduct a series of philosophical conversations in a work that presents a new vision of evolution and humankind and asks the question: does the Earth belong to humans, or do humans belong to the Earth?
My Ishmael by Daniel Quinn( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on Ishmael, a gorilla-philosopher. He advertises for a pupil interested in saving the world and Julie Gerchak, 12, answers. The lessons center on the educational system, which according to Ishmael is not really doing its job
The story of B by Daniel Quinn( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American priest is sent to Europe to investigate an itinerant preacher considered to be Antichrist, only to be converted by him. He finds nothing anti about the preacher, everything he says makes sense to him, including animism as the solution to such ills as overpopulation and environmental damage. By the author of Ismahel
I am by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't know who Tom Shadyac is? As a writer and a director, Shadyac first unleashed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and The Nutty Professor remake on the world, and then a string of film fiascoes, but that's all behind him now. A bike accident left him with a host of debilitating maladies and brought him to the verge of suicide, so he took stock of his life and set out on a quest to answer some of life's greatest questions. What's wrong with the world? How do we go about fixing it? Is the fundamental nature of man essentially benevolent or cruel? So he traveled around, enlisting the aid of what he calls "significant minds"--Journalists, scientists, spiritual leaders, scholars-- to understand life's essential questions. "I Am" is his documentary about this quest
Beyond civilization : humanity's next great adventure by Daniel Quinn( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that if humankind is to survive, it must move beyond an exploitation of the planet and its resources, other species, and other human beings to an enlightened future that emphasizes sustaining rather than consuming the world
After Dachau : a novel by Daniel Quinn( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason Tull, who has devoted his life to finding proof of reincarnation, believes that Mallory Hastings is the case for which he has been searching
The holy by Daniel Quinn( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They knew us before we began to walk upright. Shamans called them guardians, mythmakers called them tricksters, pagans called them gods, churchmen called them demons, folklorists called them shape-shifters. Throughout time, they've played many roles and accepted inreturn whatever we thought was their due; love, hate, fear, worship, condemnation, neglect, oblivion."--Jacket
A newcomer's guide to the afterlife : on the other side known commonly as "The little book" by Daniel Quinn( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife is a unique collaboration of three authors - two living and one dead. The text has a strange provenance. It was received by Daniel Quinn in a dream - from the hands of a recently deceased acquaintance. Or maybe it wasn't. With the help of Tom Whalen, Quinn brings to living readers an unearthly gazetteer affectionately known among the dead as "The Little Book." The answers to life's great questions about the beyond lie within these
If they give you lined paper, write sideways by Daniel Quinn( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Ishmael, Daniel Quinn offered new ways of seeing and understanding human history, and our future. His message has been transformative for millions of people, and Ishmael continues to attract tens of thousands of new readers each year. Subsequent works, such as The Story of B and My Ishmael, expanded upon his insights and teachings, but only now does he finally tackle the one question he has been asked hundreds of times but has never taken on: "How do you do what you do?" In if They Give You Lined Paper, Write Sideways, Quinn elucidates for readers the methods behind his own thought processes, challenging and ultimately empowering them to view the world for themselves in creative, perhaps even revolutionary ways." "If They Give You Lined Paper, Write Sideways also includes Quinn's never-before-published essays "The New Renaissance"and "Our Religions. "There Is a scientific consensus that global warming Is approaching a tipping point beyond no return faster than had previously been predicted. Quinn has long portrayed humans as "a species of beings, which, while supposedly rational, are destroying the very planet they live on." So what are we to do? There has never been a plan for the future - and there never will be. But something extraordinary will happen in the next two or three decades; the people of our culture will learn to live sustainably - or not. Either way, it will be extraordinary. The sooner we understand this reality, the greater the chances that human society will transform Itself so that the human race might have a future."--Jacket
The tales of Adam by Daniel Quinn( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a world seen through animist eyes: as friendly to human life as it was to the life of gazelles, lions, lizards, mosquitos, jellyfish, and seals - not a world in which humans lived like tresp assers who must conquer and subdue an alien territory. It's a world in which humans have a place in the community of life - not as rulers but as equa ls. This is not an ancient world or a lost world. It exists as surely today as it ever did - for those who have eyes to see it
Land & sea monsters by Daniel Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes legends about monsters and unusual beasts, and discusses their bases in fact
The man who grew young by Daniel Quinn( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishmael by Daniel Quinn( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person. It was just a three-line ad in the personals section, but it launched the adventure of a lifetime
Dreamer by Daniel Quinn( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg has just fallen in love with Ginny Winters when the dreams begin--nightmares of chasing Ginny through a strange, deserted city. Then Greg wakes up and discovers that he's Richard, an emotionally-disturbed man committed to a sanitarium--and married to Ginny. Dreamer foreshadows the complexity of Quinn's Turner Award-winning book Ishmael
The story of B by Daniel Quinn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tan suo wen ming de chu lu : fu yu shi dai de fan xing yu yuan jing by Kun en( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work, work, work by Daniel Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grumbling about his unending labors, an industrious gopher burrows from dawn until dusk under an enchanted land and never sees the strange goings-on above him
Project V.I.P.E.R.( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was created to live on Mars. V.I.P.E.R. is the bio-engineered brainchild that is genetically and electronically programmed to transform the hostile environment of Mars into a liveable, earth-like planet. A prototype is stolen and since it is designed to dominate any environment, time is of the essence to find a way to destroy it, before it destroys all of mankind
Sheng ming zhi huo : shan zhong de ming si, fan ling de ti wu by Kun en( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiders II : breeding ground by Stephanie Niznik( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jason and Alexandra are rescued from their sinking boat by Dr. Grbac and his floating medical lab, Jason insists there is more to the charming doctor than meets the eye. Suspicious, Jason starts snooping around the cargo boat and finds dead bodies stashed in a freezer vault. He tells Alexandra of his morbid finding but the bodies suddenly disappear. When Jason violently insists the doctor is up to something, she becomes convinced that he has lost his mind and he is sent to the ship's infirmary. As the doctor administers Jason an unknown shot, he sees a two foot spider split through the chest of another woman in the lab
 
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Ishmael
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My IshmaelThe story of BBeyond civilization : humanity's next great adventureAfter Dachau : a novelThe holyA newcomer's guide to the afterlife : on the other side known commonly as "The little book"If they give you lined paper, write sidewaysThe tales of Adam
Alternative Names
Daniel Quinn Amerikaans schrijver

Daniel Quinn amerikansk författare

Daniel Quinn amerikansk skribent

Daniel Quinn amerykański pisarz

Daniel Quinn écrivain américain

Daniel Quinn escriptor estatunidenc

Daniel Quinn escritor estadounidense

Daniel Quinn scrittore statunitense

Daniel Quinn US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Kritiker der modernen Zivilisation

Daniel Quinn yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Дэниэл Куинн

דניאל קווין

דניאל קווין סופר אמריקאי

קווין, דניאל. וינשטיין, רות

دانيال كوين كاتب أمريكي

دانیل کوین

دنیل کوین نویسنده آمریکایی

퀸, 다니엘 1935-2018

クイン, ダニエル

丹尼爾·奎因

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