book cover of The City of Words

The City of Words

(2007)
A non fiction book by

 
 
What is the role of the storyteller in 21st Century society? Do stories possess the power to change the world we live in? This book investigates the ways in which stories can lend an identity to a whole society. From 'Gilgamesh' to Bible, from 'Don Quixote' to 'The Fast Runner', it explores how books can hold the secret to what binds us together.



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Used availability for Alberto Manguel's The City of Words

Hardback Editions

March 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: The City of Words
Author(s): Alberto Manguel
ISBN: 1-84706-270-9 / 978-1-84706-270-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Continuum
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Paperback Editions

November 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: City of Words, The. Continuum. 2009.
Author(s): Alberto Manguel
ISBN: 1-4411-6370-0 / 978-1-4411-6370-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Continuum Intl Publishing Grp
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October 2007 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The City of Words
Author(s): Alberto Manguel
ISBN: 0-88784-763-3 / 978-0-88784-763-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
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Audio Editions

November 2007 : Canada Audio CD
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Title: The City of Words
Author(s): Alberto Manguel
ISBN: 0-660-19729-4 / 978-0-660-19729-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Cbc Radio Canada
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Kindle Editions

October 2007 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The City of Words (CBC Massey Lectures)
Author(s): Alberto Manguel
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Availability: Amazon CA