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Prisons We Choose to Live Inside
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date October 1, 1987
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060390778
ISBN-10 0060390778
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.75 by 8 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $11.99
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Summary
In this collection of five original essays, the author examines the current state of humanity--and inhumanity--and urges the individual to rise above the constraints of society to build a better world
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In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes.



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Hardcover
from Borgo Pr (October 1, 1987)
9780809591572 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $27.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060390778 Book cover for 9780887845215
 
from House of Anansi Pr (November 1, 1998)
9780887845215 | details & prices | 80 pages | List price $9.95
About: In her 1985 CBC Massey Lectures Doris Lessing addresses the question of personal freedom and individual responsibility in a world increasingly prone to political rhetoric, mass emotions, and inherited structures of unquestioned belief.
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from Harpercollins (October 1, 1987)
9780060390778 | details & prices | 4.75 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $11.99
About: In this collection of five original essays, the author examines the current state of humanity--and inhumanity--and urges the individual to rise above the constraints of society to build a better world
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780660196701
 
Unabridged edition from Cbc Radio Canada (February 28, 2007)
9780660196701 | details & prices | 5.25 × 4.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $39.95
About: The celebrated author explores new ways to view ourselves and the society we live in, and gives us fresh answers to such enduring questions as how to think for ourselves and understand what we know.

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