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Surprised by joy : the shape of my early life / C.S. Lewis.

By: Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: C.S. Lewis signature book: Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, 2017Edition: First edition.Description: xii, 291 pages ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062565433; 0062565435 :.Subject(s): Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 -- Childhood and youth | Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography | Anglican converts -- England -- Biography | Christian biography -- EnglandGenre/Form: Christian biography -- England. | Autobiographies.DDC classification: 248.2/46092 | B
Contents:
The first years -- Concentration camp -- Mountbracken and Campbell -- I broaden my mind -- Renaissance -- Bloodery -- Light and shade -- Release -- The great knock -- Fortune's smile -- Check -- Guns and good company -- The new look -- Checkmate -- The beginning.
Summary: "In Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis shares his enthralling spiritual journey through his early life, chronicling his conversion to the Christian faith. ... Lewis starts with his childhood in Belfast, then describes his boarding school years and his youthful atheism in England, moves to his experience in World War I, and ends in Oxford. Through it all Lewis explores his lifelong search for joy and its role in pointing him toward god."--Book cover.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Lewis, C.S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963. Surprised by joy.
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Originally published as Surprised by Joy in the United Kingdom in 1955 by Geoffrey Bles.

The first years -- Concentration camp -- Mountbracken and Campbell -- I broaden my mind -- Renaissance -- Bloodery -- Light and shade -- Release -- The great knock -- Fortune's smile -- Check -- Guns and good company -- The new look -- Checkmate -- The beginning.

"In Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis shares his enthralling spiritual journey through his early life, chronicling his conversion to the Christian faith. ... Lewis starts with his childhood in Belfast, then describes his boarding school years and his youthful atheism in England, moves to his experience in World War I, and ends in Oxford. Through it all Lewis explores his lifelong search for joy and its role in pointing him toward god."--Book cover.

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