Prisons We Choose to Live Inside

Paperback | November 1, 1987

byDoris May Lessing

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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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One of the world's most extraordinary writers addresses directly the prime question 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, how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes. A small book with high impact and enormous carrying...

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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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One of the world's most extraordinary writers addresses directly the prime question 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, how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes. A small book with high impact and enormous carrying...

Doris Lessing was born Doris May Taylor in Persia (now Iran) on October 22, 1919. Both of her parents were British: Her father, who had been crippled in World War I, was a clerk in the Imperial Bank of Persia; her mother had been a nurse. In 1925, lured by the promise of getting rich through maize farming, the family moved to the Bri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.98 × 5 × 0.3 inPublished:November 1, 1987Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers, Incorporated

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One of the world's most extraordinary writers addresses directly the prime question 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, how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes. A small book with high impact and enormous carrying power.