Book Club Biography Group

2018-10-11 12:30 - 14:00
University House, Professors Walk, The University of Melbourne VIC, Australia
Address: Tin Alley, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

UH Book Club Biography Group. 12:30 – 2:00pm, Leather Room, University House Professors’ Walk

This months book

Smith, Huston (with Jejjery Paine) (2010) Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine. 196 pp. Publisher: Harper One. Available from BD for $AUD18.60. See:  bookdepository.com/Tales-of-Wonder-Huston-Smith/9780061154270?ref=grid-view&qid=1511254498650&sr=1-1

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