The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everthing Else

The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everthing Else

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by Christopher Beha
     
 

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In The Whole Five Feet, Christopher Beha turns to the great books for answers after undergoing a series of personal and family crises and learning that his grandmother had used the Harvard Classics to educate herself during the Great Depression. The result is a smart, big-hearted, and inspirational mix of memoir and intellectual excursion that “deftly

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In The Whole Five Feet, Christopher Beha turns to the great books for answers after undergoing a series of personal and family crises and learning that his grandmother had used the Harvard Classics to educate herself during the Great Depression. The result is a smart, big-hearted, and inspirational mix of memoir and intellectual excursion that “deftly illustrates how books can save one’s life” (Helen Schulman).

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ISBN-13:
9780802144850
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
05/11/2010
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
638,787
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.74(d)

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