• by Daniel Quinn
  • Narrated by Anthony Heald
  • 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ishmael is an utterly unique and captivating spiritual adventure which redefines what it is to be human. We are introduced to Ishmael, a creature of immense wisdom. He has a story to tell, one that no human being has ever heard before. It is the story of man's place in the grand scheme, and it begins at the birth of time. This history of the world has never appeared in any schoolbook. "Does the earth belong to man?" Ishmael asks. "Or does man belong to the earth?" Author Daniel Quinn is the first winner of the prestigious Turner Tomorrow Fellowship, awarded for fiction providing creative and positive solutions to global problems. Sly, witty, and profound, Ishmael is a tour de force of the mind and spirit, an extraordinary intellectual adventure that listeners will never forget.


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Customer Reviews

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something or nothing really !!
found it uninteresting.
though this book was going to fascinate me but it didn't and I hated the ending and the character of bueno was boring .not worth the money
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- Jo

A Talking Gorilla

Interesting info to consider, a challenge to the senses and beliefs. heart warming affection develops in the student for the Teacher (The Gorilla).
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- Stephen J

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-12-1999
  • Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio