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Familiar Quotations:
A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

by John Bartlett, Justin Kaplan

ISBN 0316082775 / 9780316082778 / 0-316-08277-5
Publisher Little, Brown
Language English
Edition Softcover
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This 16th edition of the book, first published in 1855, has been expanded to include more than 20,000 quotations and more than 340 new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker, The Doors, Elvis, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Hawking, Primo Levi, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, the Talmud, Alice Walker and Elie Wiesel. This edition has been revised and edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. [via]