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The Book of Virtues Paperback – Sep 5 1996

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  • Paperback: 832 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Sept. 5 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0684835770
  • ISBN-13: 978-0684835778
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 4.8 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 862 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 31 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #109,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Time [The Book of Virtues] ought to be distributed, like an owner's manual, to new parents leaving the hospital.

Robert Coles A carefully selected collection that fills an aching void in this secular society.

Newsweek Maybe it's just what the country needs.

About the Author

William J. Bennett served as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President George H. W. Bush and as Secretary of Education and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Reagan. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Williams College, a doctorate in political philosophy from the University of Texas, and a law degree from Harvard. He is the author of such bestselling books as The Educated Child, The Death of Outrage, The Book of Virtues, and the two-volume series America: The Last Best Hope. Dr. Bennett is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Bill Bennett's Morning in America. He is also the Washington Fellow of the Claremont Institute and a regular contributor to CNN. He, his wife, Elayne, and their two sons, John and Joseph, live in Maryland.

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