4 edition of The long watch found in the catalog.
The long watch
Originally published: London : Barrie and Jenkins, 1971.
|Statement||(by) Alan White.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||159|
A great, quick read. Styron's approach here, in keeping with the theme, is direct and to the point, but the rambling, Southern inflection of his first novel is just under the surface. A very well written novella of a 36 mile march by a group of Marines. A test of endurance and of wills/5. Using the designing and building of the Clock of the Long Now as a framework, this is a book about the practical use of long time perspective: how to get it, how to use it, how to keep it in and out of sight. Here are the central questions it inspires: How do we make long-term thinking automatic and common instead of difficult and rare?/5(6).
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Very thought-provoking for a small book. beautifully written, it is the story of three men who have been recalled into the Marines after serving in WWII.
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