[PW] Need help to Identify a Philosophical Novel

Claire clairefromclare at gmail.com
Thu May 14 12:07:55 PDT 2015


A novel?  Sounds like a very brief summary of Thomas Merton's "The Seven
Storey Mountain" to me.

On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 12:47 PM, Sam Shipley <sams at dcpl.info> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> A patron asked me to day for help to identify a novel he read in the late
> 1940's or so.  He thought the title might be something like "The Seven
> Steps," but was not at all sure of it.  He did not remember the author but
> here is the basic summary of the plot:  A man is searching for a treasure
> or something similar inside a cave.  This quest takes him through seven
> steps or levels.  When he finds what he is looking for, it turns out to be
> a spiritual or philosophical truth or insight.
>
> Can anyone help me identify this book?
>
> Thank you,
>
> Sam Shipley
> Reference Librarian
> Dodge City Public Library
> Dodge City, Kansas
> sams at dcpl.info<mailto:sams at dcpl.info>
> 620 225-0248
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