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Strangers Drowning: Grappling with impossible idealism, drastic choices, and the overpowering urge to help
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New York : Penguin Group USA, 2015.
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320 pages ; 25 cm
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171.8 M143 2015
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171.8 M143 2015
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171.8 M143 2015
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"What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories. Between these she threads a lively history of the literature, philosophy, social science, and self-help ... in Western culture. Through its sympathetic and beautifully vivid storytelling, this book confronts us with fundamental questions about what it means to be human."--provided by publisher.

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Includes bibliography (pages 307-320)
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"What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories. Between these she threads a lively history of the literature, philosophy, social science, and self-help ... in Western culture. Through its sympathetic and beautifully vivid storytelling, this book confronts us with fundamental questions about what it means to be human."--provided by publisher.
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MacFarquhar, L. (2015). Strangers Drowning: Grappling with impossible idealism, drastic choices, and the overpowering urge to help. New York: Penguin Group USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

MacFarquhar, Larissa. 2015. Strangers Drowning: Grappling With Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help. New York: Penguin Group USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

MacFarquhar, Larissa, Strangers Drowning: Grappling With Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help. New York: Penguin Group USA, 2015.

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MacFarquhar, Larissa. Strangers Drowning: Grappling With Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help. New York: Penguin Group USA, 2015. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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