The University of Hard Knocks

The University of Hard Knocks : The School That Completes Our Education (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The University of Hard Knocks: The School That Completes Our Education What is written here is not the way I would write it, were I writing a book, says Ralph Parlette. It is the way I say it. The lecture took this unconscious colloquial form before audiences. Ah audience makes a lecture, if the lecture survives. I wish I could shake the hand of every person Who has sat in my audiences. And I Wish I could tell the lecture com mittees of America how I appreciate the vast amount of altruistic Work they have done in bringing the audiences of America together. For lecture audiences are not drawn together, they are pushed together. The warm reception given The University of Hard Knocks by the public, has encouraged the publishers to put more of Mr. Parlette's lectures into book form. Big Business and Pockets and Paradises are now in preparation as this, the third edition of The Uni versity of Hard Knocks comes from the press. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 8 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243197012
  • 9780243197019