Love and friendship. A basic human connection at the center of the greatest works of literature and philosophy throughout the ages. Author of The Closing of the American Mind which was a #1 Best Seller. VVG Book in Near VVG DJ. (590 Pgs.)AUTHOR: Allan Bloom PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 067167336X YEAR: 1993 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: First Ed.