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Montaigne in barn boots : an amateur ambles through philosophy, Michael Perry

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Montaigne in barn boots : an amateur ambles through philosophy
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Montaigne in barn boots
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an amateur ambles through philosophy
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Michael Perry
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eng
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Written in a spirit of exploration rather than declaration, Montaigne in Barn Boots is a down-to-earth (how do you pronounce that last name?) look into the ideas of a philosopher "ensconced in a castle tower overlooking his vineyard," channeled by a midwestern American writing "in a room above the garage overlooking a disused pig pen." Whether grabbing an electrified fence, fighting fires, failing to fix a truck, or feeding chickens, Perry draws on each experience to explore subjects as diverse as faith, race, sex, aromatherapy, and Prince. But he also champions academics and aesthetics, in a book that ultimately emerges as a sincere, unflinching look at the vital need to be a better person and citizen
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Title
Montaigne in barn boots
Creator
Summary
The author reflects on the lessons he has gleaned from French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne, contrasting his own life to that of the intellectual and explaining how de Montaigne's views shaped his perspectives on everything from faith to race to sex
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Tone
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Biography type
autobiography
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10574483
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • 977.5/043092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.P5767
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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an amateur ambles through philosophy
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an amateur ambles through philosophy
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Michael Perry
Montaigne in barn boots : an amateur ambles through philosophy, Michael Perry
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Montaigne in barn boots : an amateur ambles through philosophy, Michael Perry
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading like a chicken -- Roughneck intersectionality -- Confound the fool -- Shame -- Marriage -- Amateur aesthetics -- Kidney stone wisdom -- Meditating on faith -- What to do
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 223 pages
Isbn
9780062230560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat24
System control number
  • ocn972219261
  • (OCoLC)972219261
  • 1431502

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