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Published by Newmarket Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 -- Quotations.,
  • Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 -- Quotations.,
  • Quotations.

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About the Edition

Quotations from Schweitzer"s speeches and writings on reverence for life, faith, music, civilization, peace, and other topics.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 107-110.

Statementselected by Norman Cousins.
ContributionsCousins, Norman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT1018.S45 A25 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2856350M
ISBN 100937858412
LC Control Number84018890
OCLC/WorldCa11134230

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