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5 edition of The World of the Gift found in the catalog.

The World of the Gift

by Jacques T. Godbout

  • 307 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDonald Winkler (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079077M
    ISBN 100773521364
    ISBN 109780773521360

      Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world’s most popular authors, with over million copies of her novels many international bestsellers include Country, Prodigal Son, Pegasus, A Perfect Life, Power Play, Winners, First Sight, Until the End of Time, The Sins of the Mother, and other highly acclaimed is also the author of His Bright /5(). Delve into the compelling life story of Henri Landwirth, founder of Give Kids The World and Holocaust survivor. Written by Bill Halamandaris. This book includes several photos of Henri, his family and initial supporters of his plans for Give Kids The World.

      The Gift by Lewis Hyde – the book that keeps on giving Subtitled How the Creative Spirit Transforms the World, The Gift is fascinating on the power of art to take us beyond ourselves. It is.   Gift these book-themed accessories, teas, new releases, or literary decor to your favorite reader, and make a bookworm happy. These are the best gifts for book lovers!

    A child in the world is the greatest gift of all! Express to your little one just how much joy and wonder they bring to the world with this unique book with two stories in one! Celebrate all that makes your child special, and then flip the book around and begin a new story about how the world is also a gift to us%(8).   Featuring the same unique flip-book design and universal message that made I Love You More a bestseller, this companion book brings the same beautiful lyricism to a new dual idea: A child is a gift to the world, and the world is a gift to a g all that makes a child unique, the book then mirrors with the world's special gifts-from mountains to seas to life : Laura Duksta.


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