Cover of: Payback | Margaret Atwood

About the Book

Investigates the timely subject of debt, exploring debt as an ancient and central motif in religion, literature, and the structure of human societies.

About the Edition

Collected here, the Massey Lectures from legendary novelist Margaret Atwood investigate the highly topical subject of debt, exploring debt as an ancient and central motif in religion, literature, and the structure of human societies.

Table of Contents

Ancient balances
Debt and sin
Debt as plot
The shadow side
Payback.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-219) and index.

Series
The CBC Massey lectures series, CBC Massey lectures

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
306.3
Library of Congress
HG3701 .A89 2008, PR9199.3.A8 P39 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
230 p. ;
Number of pages
230

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23110652M
Internet Archive
paybackdebtshado00atwo_0
ISBN 10
0887848001, 0887848109
ISBN 13
9780887848001, 9780887848100, 9780887842260
LC Control Number
2008431273
Library Thing
5807298
Goodreads
5111719
3428252
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February 18, 2009 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from San Francisco Public Library MARC record.