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Far-Eastern Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2270173

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of jacket front previously mended with tape, front jacket flap clipped, jacket spine very faintly toned. 1977 Hard Cover. 62 pp. Far-Eastern proverbs covering a range of topics including: advice, business, caution, children, contention, education, friendship, honor, house, inclination, justice, labor, learning, opportunity, riches and poverty, satisfaction, sin, speech and silence, strength and power, time, virtue and piety. View more info

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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268450

ISBN: 0385484518

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that... View more info

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My Faith in Immortality

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianaopolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1926

Seller ID: 2119198

Condition: Good


Lightly foxed, minor pencil marginalia, flaps of absent jacket laid in, ink name & address on front endpaper. 1926 Hard Cover. 281, [1] pp. 8vo. A religious study of the afterlife. View more info

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The Little Book of Coaching: Motivating People to Be Winners

By: Blanchard, Ken; Shula, Don

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HarperBusiness: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287862

ISBN: 0066621038

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author (Don Shula). Sticker adhesive on rear jacket panel. 2001 Small Hard Cover. 117 pp. Are the people who report to you giving you their best? Is each individual on your team performing to his or her fullest potential? For more than thirty years, renowned business consultant and bestselling author Ken Blanchard and legendary NFL coach Don Shula have motivated teams to peak performances. In their classic, authoritative work on coaching, Everyone's a Coach, they distilled their rich collective experience down to its key elements and shared their secrets for inspiring ... View more info

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Secrets of the Tai Chi Circle: Journey to Enlightenment

By: Chan, Luke

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Benefactor Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2276227

ISBN: 0963734105

Condition: Good


Highlighting, newspaper clipping taped to front wrapper verso. 1993 Trade Paperback. 132 pp. This story of a student's spiritual journey as he studies with a Tai Chi Grandmaster weaves many anecdotes and lessons of Tao, Zen, Confucius, and I Ching into a cohesive whole. With kidness and love, this book leads readers to forgive themselves for past mistakes and shortcomings--to try again, instead of feeling guilty and giving up. This is a great therapeutic book for those who are haunted by yesterday's failures, worried about tomorrow, and overwhelmed by today's problems. View more info

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The Path to Love: Renewing the Power of Spirit in Your Life

By: Chopra, Deepak

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291666

ISBN: 0517706229

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint sticker remnant. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Join Deepak Chopra on a wondrous journey. . . The Path to Love. Philosophical, inspiring, and ultimately very practical, The Path to Love is a book that can change lives as it invites the spirit to work its wonders on the most complex and richly rewarding terrain of all: the human heart. View more info

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The Crow and the Eagle: A True Fable: How a Great Sportsman Made Fair Play an Economic Success

By: Danenbarger, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Stormblock Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268377

ISBN: 0972899804

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2003 Hard Cover. The Crow and the Eagle describes the struggle for success that every person with vision has had to face, and how a Cy Young-winning baseball pitcher overcame those obstacles - both in the New York Yankee's golden fifties and through to his own golden years. View more info

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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living (10th Anniversary Edition)

By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Cutler, Howard C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books / Penguin Putnam Inc.: 2009

Edition: 10th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 2283218

ISBN: 1594488894

Condition: Near Fine


10th anniversary edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Hard Cover. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, the very purpose of our life is happiness, the very motion of our life is towards happiness.' -- H.H. the Dalai Lama, from The Art of Happiness. So popular and so rarely understood, this Nobel Peace Prize winner and man of great inner peace brings to a general audience the key to a happy life. In collaboration with a Western psychiatrist, The Art of Happiness is the first inspirational book for a general audience by the Dalai Lama. Thr... View more info

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Mr. Albion's Joy'Ems

By: Joyce, Joseph Albion

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harlo Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289605

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('To the Cahills, With best wishes, Joe Joseph Albion Joyce Jr., Parkersburg, W. Va. 4-12-1976'). Jacket lightly rubbed and toned. 1973 Hard Cover. 63 pp. In an age that honors abstraction and gloom it is good to discover JOY'EMS, a book that communicated gladness, and to find here only clean words - whatever their number of syllables. Happily, there is a retreat from the tortured and unintelligible (best witnessed in the appointment of Sir John Betjeman as England's seventeenth Poet Laureate) and renewed respect for people who us... View more info

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Strength to Love

By: King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281574

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (stated, with $3.50 price on jacket). Owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper, reverse of jacket foxed, jacket a bit rubbed. 1963 Hard Cover. x, [2], 146, [2] pp. 8vo. King's second book, a collection of sermons preaching the value of love and nonviolence, and urging the sort of mutual understanding and respect King spoke about during his speeches as a civil right activist. If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love. So wrote Coretta Scott King. She continued: I believe it is because ... View more info

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Leading with the Heart: Coach K's Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business, and Life

By: Krzyzewski, Mike; Phillips, Donald T.; Hill, Grant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2000

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287863

ISBN: 0446526266

Condition: Fine


4th printing. Signed by author without inscription. Presentation copy with enclosed letter. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. xii, 291 pp. The coach of college basketball's most respected program provides leadership insights that can propel readers to greater heights and success in their life's aspirations. Krzyzewski is the winningest active head basketball coach in NCAA tournament history, leading the Duke Blue Devils to five straight Final Four appearances and culminating in back-to-back championships in 1991 and 1992. View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201736

ISBN: 1401323251

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy. 2008 Hard Cover. 206 pp. A lot of professors give talks titled The Last Lecture. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had rece... View more info

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A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive

By: Pelzer, Dave

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Omaha Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2201239

ISBN: 1558743669

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to corners. 1995 Trade Paperback. xi, 184 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an it. Dave's bed was an old army cot in the basem... View more info

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A Short Guide to a Happy Life

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275960

ISBN: 0375504613

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 50 pp. “Life is made of moments, small pieces of silver amidst long stretches of tedium. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones most of us lead now, that won’t happen. We have to teach ourselves now to live, really live . . . to love the journey, not the destination.” In this treasure of a book, Anna Quindlen, the bestselling novelist and columnist, reflects on what it takes to “get a life”—to live deeply every day and from your own ... View more info

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I Am Compassionate Creativity: 111 Stories from Preschool to Providence

By: Quinn, Kali; Poulin, Gil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Compassionate Creativity: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276015

ISBN: 0997393335

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('For Peter! With joy! Kali Q.'). 2016 Trade Paperback. xii, 470 pp. 111 stories, 111 values, one million miles, infinite connections all asking: What is Compassion? What is Creativity? And what happens when we put them together? Part memoir, part field guide, part curriculum, through her life's work in Compassionate Creativity, Kali Quinn weaves a tapestry of experiences into an inspiring, funny, moving, and magical testament to the abounding resiliency of the human spirit. View more info

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Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

By: Roth, Geneen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200556

ISBN: 1416543074

Condition: Near Fine


Pages lightly toned.Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. viii, 211 pp. After three decades of studying, teaching, and writing about our compulsions with food, bestselling author Geneen Roth adds a powerful new dimension to her work in Women Food and God. She begins with her most basic concept: the way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, yes, even God. A timeless and seminal work, Women Food and God shows how going beyond the food and the feelings takes you de... View more info

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Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much

By: Schaef, Anne Wilson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1990

Seller ID: 2283929

ISBN: 0062548662

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1990 Mass Market Paperback. Unpaginated. Daily meditations to help women break the cycle of doing too much--for workaholics, busyaholics, rushaholics, and careaholics. Many of today's women are overextende--addicted to working, rushing, taking care of other people's needs. With wisdom, insight, and humor, these 365 meditaations--combined with quotations from women of different ages, cultures, and perspectives--will help women recognize that cycle. In a welcome antidote to the mad rush of modern living, Schaef's concise meditations will open new doors to new ways of living. These m... View more info

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Peanuts Guide to Life: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Best-Loved Cartoon Characters

By: Schultz, Charles M.; Cohen, Andy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Running Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284755

ISBN: 0762454326

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light stain on front jacket panel. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 2014 Hard Cover. 126 pp. Foreword by Andy Cohen. What do cartoon characters know about life? Plenty, if they reflect the sentiments of the world's most beloved cartoonist. The late Charles Schulz was the first to use the human condition—rather than action and adventure—as the basis for a comic strip. Peanuts Guide to Life presents Schulz' classic observations, his most charming counsel—filtered, of course, through his loveable cast of characters. You'll find them all inside this book—Charlie Brown, Snoop... View more info

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Out for Character: Twenty-Six Articles Written by Twenty-Six Thoughtful and Eminent Persons Interested in the Vital Questions Concerning the Mental and Moral Well-Being of Young Men and Women

By: Sharp, F.C.; Barbour, Clarence A.; Brewster, Benjamin; Wilbur, Ray Lyman; Foster, Wm. T.; Adkins, Grace Reese; Philipson, David; Vance, James I.; Jordan, David Starr; Mullins, E.Y.; Pohlman, A.; King, Wm. Wirt; Gault, Robert H.; Ainslie, Peter; Goss, Cha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Vir Publishing Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2263121

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges lightly foxed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. 112 pp. Twenty-six articles written by twenty-six thoughtful and eminent persons interested in the vital questions concerning the mental and moral well-being of young men and women. View more info

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Counsels Addressed to Young Ladies and Young Men, Young Married Persons and Young Parents, Delivered in Washington City, in April 1846

By: Smith, Matthew Hale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William D. Ticknor & Co.: 1847

Seller ID: 2268348

Condition: Good


Pencil note on front endpaper, faint stain to second blank, light spots to rear endpapers. 1847 Small Hard Cover. 192 pp. 4 1/2 x 3. Printed commendations by John Quincy Adams precede text. Counsels Addressed to Young Ladies and Young Men, Young Married Persons and Young Parents, Delivered in Washington City, in April 1846. View more info

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My Family Compass: A Journey through Family Secrets and Dysfunction

By: Stone, Ann [La Sala, Jenny]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 2027476

ISBN: 1466951605

Condition: Fine


Brand new, directly from author. 2013 Hard Cover. x, 172 pp. 8vo. My Family Compass is about a tight-knit family and the dark secrets that are bound to destroy their healthy relationship. This moving book chronicles Stone and her family's journey into the abyss of deception, greed, pain, loss, and delusional entitlements. She aims to let the readers know, especially those who are dealing with the same problem, that they are not alone. View more info

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Healing Thoughts

By: Sykes, Julia Neal

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kamkyi Books: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2204070

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Near fine. 2000 Trade Paperback. xviii, 199 pp. A collection of poems inspired by grief and written to ease the healing proccess. View more info

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The Golden Present, A Gift for All Seasons

By: Thayer, Mrs. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.W. Cottrell and Company: 1853

Seller ID: 2268350

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine base. 1853 Small Hard Cover. 128 pp. 4 1/2 x 3. The editor writes in the Preface: 'I have been gleaning through the fields of poetry and sentiment. I have gathered golden ears from sheafs of thought and feeling, and caught the choicest notes of songster and philosopher and have twined them in a bright wreath, I send it forth upon its mission to charm the eye and heart of Beauty. Go forth, little book! The table of contents, comprising three pages, lists topics such as: Solitude, Romance and Reality, Awakening, Kisses etc. The entries combine prose and verse. A casual glance... View more info

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Self-Reliance: The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson as Inspiration for Daily Living

By: Whelan, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bell Tower: 1991

Seller ID: 2273430

ISBN: 051758512X

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name and date on half-title page. 1991 Trade Paperback. 207 pp. A finely honed abridgment of Emerson's principal essays with an introduction that clarifies the essence of Emerson's ideas and establishes their relevance to our own troubled era. This is the first truly accessible edition of Emerson's work, revealing him to be one of America's wisest teachers. View more info