2 edition of The Letter from Death found in the catalog.
The Letter from Death
Death narrates a tour through the realities of death and the desire for life.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-141).
|Statement||Lillian Moats ; Illustrations by David Moats ; Foreword by Howard Zinn|
|LC Classifications||PS3569.O6523 L48 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 141 pages :|
|Number of Pages||141|
|LC Control Number||2008911147|
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According to the Book of Acts, James, the brother of John, was killed by Herod Agrippa I (Acts –2). Ilustrations by DAVID J MOATS from THE LETTER FROM DEATH by LILLIAN MOATS, with foreword by HOWARD ZINN. An Open Letter To Death Destiny Robinson. Georgia State University.
Dear Death, Every second, minute, hour, or day, you are at work. From the early mornings of the day to the darkening hours of the night, it is as if you sweep in unexpectedly, so quietly that not even the One above is able to notice your presence. Your Author: Destiny Robinson.
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