Between the Devil and the Dragon: The Best Essays and Aphorisms of Eric Hoffer

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Harper & Row, 1982 - Social Science - 486 pages
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This collection of the major writings of American longshoreman-philosopher Eric Hoffer includes the complete text of "The True Believer" and important essays and aphorisms from all of his works

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Contents

The Unnaturalness of Human Nature
21
Cave Paintings
33
The Playful Mood
39
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Eric Hoffer (1902 -- 1983) was self-educated. He worked in restaurants, as a migrant fieldworker, and as a gold prospector. After Pearl Harbor, he worked as a longshoreman in San Francisco for twenty-five years. The author of more than ten books, including "The Passionate State of Mind, The Ordeal of Change", and "The Temper of Our Time, " Eric Hoffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1983.

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