Host's Note: Joe O'Keefe mentioned Chas. Handy's new book "Beyond
Certainty" in LO2704. Since then we've had a couple of messages from
people in the US saying "We can't find it!"
>Date: 18 Sep 95 20:44:22 EDT
>From: "Roxanne S. Abbas" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Charles Handy "Beyond Certainty"
>Several of you have refereced Charles Handy's book "Beyond Certainty".
>When I inquired at my local bookstore, I was told that it isn't listed in
>their "Books in Print" index. I had a similar experience when I searched
>for weeks for his "Empty Raincoat" until a resourceful young clerk
>discovered that the U.S. title is "Age of Paradox". Does anyone have a
>clue for my current mystery?
I asked Annette <email@example.com>, a librarian with access to
resources, to help. Annette has been looking into the mystery for two
weeks and now has the result -- The title above seems to the the English
title and the message below is about the American title.
At last the information we were seeking. It's all out there - it just
takes time and the question asked of the right people!!
It's so satisfying to have some information to give the original
Networking is wonderful!
Date sent: Thu, 28 Sep 1995 09:07:34 -0400
Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Rebseger)
Subject: Re: Alternative title
The American version of this book has not yet been published. It will be
published in March, 1996, by Harvard Business School Press, which is
distributed by McGraw-Hill. The ISBN is 0-87584-671-8, but the price is
not yet set (probably around $20), Hardcover. The title will remain the
If you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Library Sales & Marketing Manager
It's been an interesting exercise. Thank you so much for asking me to
-- Regards, Annette <email@example.com>