People in Glass Houses

People in Glass Houses

by Shirley Hazzard

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Overview

People in Glass Houses by Shirley Hazzard

Only those who keep their wit and affections about them will survive the mass conditioning of the Organization, where confusion solemnly rules and conformity is king. As in our world itself, humanity prevails in the courage, love, and laughter of singular spirits—of men and women for whom life is an adventure no Organization can quell, and whose souls remain their own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312424220
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 10/01/2004
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,290,630
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Shirley Hazzard (1931-2016) is the author, most recently, of the National Book Award-winning The Great Fire. Her other works include Greene on Capri, a memoir of Graham Greene, and several works of fiction, including The Transit of Venus, winner of the 1981 National Book Critics Circle Award. She lived in New York City and maintained her long ties with Italy.

Hometown:

New York, New York

Date of Birth:

January 30, 1931

Place of Birth:

Sydney, Australia

Education:

Educated at Queenwood College, Sydney, Australia

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