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Daniel Quinn Message Board 1/15/2008 10:29:01 PM
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The narrator, a somewhat thoughtful and sensitive middle-aged man who occasionally has fits of desiring to save the world, answers a classified ad that seeks students. The teacher/guru turns out to be Ishmael, a highly-educated and telepathic gorilla, who teaches the narrator about where the human race went wrong and what needs to be done to save the world. There's very little plot; almost nothing "happens" in the story beyond a Socratic dialogue between...