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The Children's Story
by James Clavell


Overview - It was a simple incident in the life of James Clavell -- a talk with his young daughter just home from school -- that inspired this chilling tale of what could happen in twenty-five quietly devastating minutes. He writes, " The Children's Story came into being that day.  Read more...

 
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Overview
It was a simple incident in the life of James Clavell -- a talk with his young daughter just home from school -- that inspired this chilling tale of what could happen in twenty-five quietly devastating minutes. He writes, "The Children's Story came into being that day. It was then that I really realized how vulnerable my child's mind was -- any mind, for that matter -- under controlled circumstances. Normally I write and rewrite and re-rewrite, but this story came quickly -- almost by itself. Barely three words were changed. It pleases me greatly because I kept asking the questions....

Questions like, What's the use of 'I pledge allegiance' without understanding? Like Why is it so easy to divert thoughts? Like What is freedom? and Why is so hard to explain?

The Children's Story keeps asking me all sorts of questions I cannot answer. Perhaps you can--then your child will...."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780440204688
  • ISBN-10: 0440204682
  • Publisher: Dell
  • Publish Date: September 1994
  • Page Count: 96
  • Dimensions: 6.72 x 4.15 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.11 pounds


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