A Portable Apocalypse: A Quotable Companion to the End of the World

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Allan Appel
Riverhead Books, Jan 1, 1999 - Philosophy - 241 pages
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This arsenal of the wisest, funniest, most revered, and most outrageous apocalyptic thoughts from history's greatest writers, thinkers and lunatics includes contributions from Woody Allen to Allen Ginsberg, from Oprah Winfrey to Oscar Wilde.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
17
Section 3
27
Section 4
41
Section 5
53
Section 6
65
Section 7
75
Section 8
79
Section 13
133
Section 14
153
Section 15
171
Section 16
203
Section 17
211
Section 18
217
Section 19
221
Section 20
231

Section 9
87
Section 10
99
Section 11
103
Section 12
119
Section 21
235
Section 22
239
Copyright

About the author (1999)

Allan Appel's previous novels include Club Revelation, High Holiday Sutra, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and The Rabbi of Casino Boulevard, a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. A California native and longtime New Yorker, he now lives in Connecticut where he is a reporter for the New Haven Independent.

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