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The Oxford book of ages

Author: Anthony Sampson; Sally Sampson
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This ingenious anthology brings together a kaleidoscope of opinions about every age of life from birth to a hundred. Anthony and Sally Sampson have collected the wit and wisdom of many remarkable figures of the past and present as they pause to reflect on their achievements or aspirations and on what it means to be a certain age ..."--Inside front cover.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
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Oxford book of ages.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)560049300
Online version:
Oxford book of ages.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)607698461
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Sampson; Sally Sampson
ISBN: 0192141341 9780192141347
OCLC Number: 11236218
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: chosen by Anthony and Sally Sampson.
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This ingenious anthology of quotations compiles the wit and wisdom of some of the more remarkable figures of the past and present, as they reflect on their achievements, aspirations--and what it  Read more...

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