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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Christian Large Print
Publication date March 1, 1986
Binding Paperback
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780802725363
ISBN-10 0802725368
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $15.95
Other format details large print
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This autobiography of C.S.Lewis's early life, focusing on the spiritual crisis which was to determine the shape of his entire life, now repackaged and rebranded as a key title in the C.S. Lewis Signature Classics range. "In the Trinity Term of 1929 I gave in, and admitted that God was God!perhaps the most dejeced and reluctant convert in all England." Thus C.S. Lewis describes memorably the crisis of his conversion in his famous autobiography. Lewis was for many years an atheist, and in Surprised by Joy he vividly describes the spiritual quest which eventually convinced him of the truth and reality of the Christian faith.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780151001859 Book cover for 9780151870110
 
Revised edition from Houghton Mifflin (November 1, 1995)
9780151001859 | details & prices | 230 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The literary scholar and children's author recounts his journey from a youthful atheism to a thoughtful Christianity, his experiences in World War I, and his introduction to Oxford
With Jan T. Wilmink | from Harcourt (June 1, 1956)
9780151870110 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $14.95
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About: An autobiography of a Christian concentrating on the part of his life when he turned to atheism and eventually recovered his faith
Paperback
Book cover for 9780062565433 Book cover for 9780156870115 Book cover for 9780802725363
 
from Harperone (January 10, 2017)
9780062565433 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $14.99
About: A repackaged edition of the revered author’s spiritual memoir, in which he recounts the story of his divine journey and eventual conversion to Christianity.
The price comparison is for this edition
Large print edition from Christian Large Print (March 1, 1986)
9780802725363 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $15.95
About: This autobiography of C.
from Mariner Books (June 1, 1966)
9780156870115 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
About: An autobiography of a Christian concentrating on the part of his life when he turned to atheism and eventually recovered his faith
Miscellaneous
from Houghton Mifflin (March 23, 1966)
9780547545486 | details & prices | List price $13.00

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