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A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife

(1997)
A non fiction book by

 
 
The guide of choice for anyone who plans to die someday--are YOU ready for the AFTERLIFE?

To find out, take this simple quiz:

1. Like Earth, the Afterlife has celebrities, outcasts, deadheads, losers, and busybodies.

True
False

2. Is there an Afterlife after the Afterlife?

Yes
No

3. When you first arrive on "the Other Side," you will be given:

a) a set of wings
b) a toaster
c) a copy of A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife

Don't worry if you're not sure how to respond. A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife has answers to these questions and more--and if you're lucky, some of them may turn out to be right!

An irreverent, one-of-a-kind compendium from the award-winning author of Ishmael, A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife can be read as a parable, an allegory, a work of fiction--or exactly what it claims to be: a helpful handbook for the recently deceased. It is filled with uncommon wisdom, bizarre imaginings, uncanny perceptions, and unexpected humor. Is it fantastic escapism or a seminal event in human history? Read it and find out....

Face it. The Afterlife is the ultimate test. You might as well study.



Used availability for Daniel Quinn's A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife

Hardback Editions

July 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife
Author(s): Daniel Quinn
ISBN: 0-553-09670-2 / 978-0-553-09670-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Paperback Editions

November 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife: On the Other Side
Author(s): Daniel Quinn
ISBN: 0-553-37979-8 / 978-0-553-37979-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam USA
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

December 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Newcomer's Guide to the Afterlife: On the Other Side Known Commonly as The Little Book
Author(s): Daniel Quinn
Publisher: Bantam
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA