The Story Of B by Daniel QuinnThe Story Of B by Daniel Quinn

The Story Of B

byDaniel Quinn

Paperback | November 3, 1997

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The Story of B combines Daniel Quinn's provocative and visionary ideas with a masterfully plotted story of adventure and suspense in this stunning, resonant novel that is sure to stay with readers long after they have finished the last page. Father Jared Osborne--bound by a centuries-old mandate held by his order to know before all others that the Antichrist is among us--is sent to Europe on a mission to find a peripatetic preacher whose radical message is attracting a growing circle of followers. The target of Osborne's investigation is an American known only as B. He isn't teaching New Age platitudes or building a fanatical following; instead, he is quietly uncovering the hidden history of our planet, redefining the fall of man, and retracing a path of human spirituality that extends millions of years into the past. From the beginning, Fr. Osborne is stunned, outraged, and awed by the simplicity and profundity of B's teachings. Is B merely a heretic--or is he the Antichrist sent to seduce humanity not with wickedness, but with ideas more alluring than those of traditional religion? With surprising twists and fascinating characters, The Story of B answers this question as it sends readers on an intellectual journey that will forever change the way they view spirituality, human history, and, indeed, the state of our present world.

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Daniel Quinn's first book, Ishmael, won the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship, a prize for fiction presenting creative and positive solutions to global problems.  He is also the author of Providence, The Story of B, and My Ishmael.
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Title:The Story Of BFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.26 × 0.92 inPublished:November 3, 1997Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553379011

ISBN - 13:9780553379013

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Truth Daniel Quinn has an insight of our civilization in "The Story of B" that should be read. If you are not hit by "The Story of B", than it's time to put down your Bible and discover the 'Truth'.
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Furthering the intellectual and environmental message first proffered in the award-winning book, "Ishmael, The Story of B" tells the story of Jared Osborne, a priest sent on a mission to investigate an itinerant preacher whose radical speeches are attracting a growing number of followers. "Compelling".--Paul Hawken, author of "The Ecology of Commerce"