The Resource Ishmael : a novel, Daniel Quinn

Ishmael : a novel, Daniel Quinn

Label
Ishmael : a novel
Title
Ishmael
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Quinn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The narrator of this extraordinary tale is a man in search for truth. He answers an ad in a local newspaper from a teacher looking for serious pupils, only to find himself alone in an abandoned office with a full-grown gorilla who is nibbling delicately on a slender branch. "You are the teacher?" he asks incredulously. "I am the teacher," the gorilla replies. Ishmael is a creature of immense wisdom and he has a story to tell, one that no other human being has ever heard. It is a story that extends backward and forward over the lifespan of the earth from the birth of time to a future there is still time save. Like all great teachers, Ishmael refuses to make the lesson easy; he demands the final illumination to come from within ourselves. Is it man's destiny to rule the world? Or is it a higher destiny possible for him-- one more wonderful than he has ever imagined?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quinn, Daniel
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3567.U338
LC item number
I8 1992
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gorilla
  • Human ecology
  • Gorilla
  • Human ecology
Label
Ishmael : a novel, Daniel Quinn
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035935508
Label
Ishmael : a novel, Daniel Quinn
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035935508

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