Philip Wylie

The Disappearance

(Copyright)

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Author Philip Wylie
Publisher Warner Books
Copyright Holder Philip Wylie
Date
Copyright
First Printing
Identifying Codes
Catalog Number 82-837
ISBN 0-446-82837-8
Price $2.25
Printer's Key 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Other 0-446-82837-3 225
Format Paperback
Publication Location United States
Genre
Page Count 399 pages
Language English
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(H × W × D)
Chapters PART I: The Hand of God
Chapter 1 -- A gentleman of eminence is introduced and a curious event takes place by which he, and others, are baffled. . . . 9
Chapter 2 -- Familial discord, of a sort not rare in these times, distressed a lady of parts -- and is thrust aside by another matter. . . . 23
Chapter 3 -- A philosopher in a quandary -- a city in despair. . . . 39
Chapter 4 -- Wherein the end of the world as they knew it reveals to many gallant ladies that the world ended was one they did not know. . . . 64
Chapter 5 - A journey is made to an orderly bedlam . . . 83

PART II: Armageddon
Chapter 6 - The onslaught . . . 105
Chapter 7 - In which certain ladies take liberties with the law . . . 115
Chapter 8 - Of siege and a quest . . . 132

PART III: The Unloved
Chapter 9 - Which concerns various articles of ruthlessness . . . 149
Chapter 10 - In which the daughters of two revolutions meet on the Hudson River . . . 176
Chapter 11 - In which certain further changes are encountered . . . 203
Chapter 12 - A world of women --- O tempora! O Mores! . . . 227
Chapter 13 - An essay on the philosophy of sex, or the lack thereof, extraneous to the narrative and yet it's theme, which the impatient may skip and the reflective may enjoy . . . 245
Chapter 14 - A passion of the elements and an elemental passion . . . 268
Chapter 15 - In which the parallel limitations of man and science meet this side of infinity . . . 292

PART IV: Dream and Dimension
Chapter 16 - In which practical men founder and a mystic tries an impractical approach to the problem . . . 321
Chapter 17 - A lady recovers but a multitude falls short . . . 340
Chapter 18 - The retreat of men of good will . . . 357
Chapter 19 - Homecoming and conclusion . . . 380
Notes "Excerpts from "Any Little Girl That's a Nice Little Girl," copyright, 1910, by Maurice Shapiro, copyright renewed; and from "The Last Roundup," copyright, 1933, by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.

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