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The temptation of innocence

living in the age of entitlement

by Pascal Bruckner

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Published by Algora Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Responsibility.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPascal Bruckner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1452 .B7813 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6776922M
    ISBN 101892941562
    LC Control Number00010706

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