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Far-Eastern Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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  $4.80

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 ... 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: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269926

ISBN: 0385484518

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Sticker on front endpaper. 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 twe... View more info

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The Celtic Wheel of Life: A Path to Health, Happiness and Fulfillment

By: Baggott, Andy

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Gateway: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287866

ISBN: 0717129578

Condition: Fine


Second printing. A fine copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. xiii, 208 pp. The Celtic tradition is a living, vibrant and practical guide to modern life, rooted in the natural world and in a respect for creation. Understanding the philosophy and practice of this ancient tradition can help every one of us to lead a happier, more fulfilled life. 'The Celtic Wheel of Life' shows how we can use the Celtic wheel, a cycle of seasons and related celebrations that is the blueprint for spi... View more info

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My Faith in Immortality

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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

Nell the Nebbish: The True Adventures of a Mensch in Hiding

By: Berkus, Rusty

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Red Rose Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1500930

Condition: Good


Front cover corners creased. 1988 Soft Cover. 52 pp. Once in a great while a person comes along whose view of reality works harmoniously with the universe. Such a person is Nell the Nebbish. As Nell grew up, she did not fit into the American ideal of what a child is supposed to be like or look like. She was gangly, awkward, and did not excel in school or sports. Yet her parents had waited a decade for her arrival and viewed her as a treasure; they bestowed upon her uncon... 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  $24.00

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, Everyon... View more info

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

By: Carnegie, Dale

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1948

Seller ID: 1532280

Condition: Good


Reprint. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit spotted, edge wear. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 306 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Part One. Fundamental Facts You Should KNow About Worry; Part Two. Basic Techniques in Analyzing Worry; Part Three. How to Break the Worry Habit Before It Breaks You; Part Four. Seven Ways to Cultivate a Mental Attitude That Will Bring You Peace and Happiness; Part Five. The Perfect Way to Conquer Worry; Part Six. How to Keep F... View more info

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Secrets of the Tai Chi Circle: Journey to Enlightenment

By: Chan, Luke

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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 w... View more info

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Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: A Dutton Book: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536763

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Gift note on title page.Very Good. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 368 pp. People tell me not to offer hope unless I know hope to be real, but I don't have the power not to respond to an outstretched hand. I don't know enough to say that hope can't be real. I'm not sure anyone knows enough to deny hope. I have seen too many cases these past ten years when death predictions were delivered from high pr... 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  $6.40

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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To MySelf Be True: A Simple Book to Empower Women

By: De La Vega, Reena; Oyer, Deanna

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: Bridges Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 1509028

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. xvi, 116 pp. A book designed to inspire women to discover their own inner power and beauty, drawing from the author's own experience in her transition from fear to wholeness. View more info

Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for New Life

By: Firman, Dorothy; Quirk, Kevin

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Health Communications: 2010

Edition: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 2289174

ISBN: 0757313574

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by passenger Dave Snyder. An exceptional copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. Brace for impact. Three simple words that proclaimed to all 150 passengers on board US Airways Flight 1549 on that cold, crisp New York afternoon of January 15, 2009, that their plane was about to go down in the icy Hudson River. Three simple words that churned up their fear that the next two minutes would be their final moments on earth and spurred their most heartfelt, spontaneous prayers. We a... 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  $8.00

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 wi... View more info

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Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Containing Full and Complete Suggestions for Spiritual and Material Prosperity

By: Johnson, Blanche Wynne (Editor)

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: B.F. Johnson Publishing Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200540

Condition: Good


First edition. Front hinge weak, page ridges foxed & stained, ink marks inside front cover. 1894 Large Hardcover. 552 pp. 102 illustrations throughout. A collection of literary excerpts with a focus on self-development. CONTENTS: APPLES OF GOLD FOR CHILDREN: Tot's Selfishness; Chubby Dixon's Prayer; Emily's Picnic; A Little Maid of the Revolution; Tom's Make-Up Party; Our Band of Mercy Story; A Real Knight; Frightened Prayers; A Labor of Love; Can't Help it; Her Name; A ... View more info

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Strength to Love

By: King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Price: $250.00  $200.00

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 ... 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  $16.00

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... View more info

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Give to Live: How Giving Can Change Your Life

By: Lawson, Douglas M.

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: ALTI Publishing: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1510704

Condition: Good


Signed by author. Page ridges & inside covers foxed. 1991 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. Many of us give up our lives by the time we reach twenty-one. We don't go to an early grave, thanks to medical science, but far too many of us lose our life force, our direction, our purpose. The challenge is age-old: how are we to live and enjoy our lives fully? The threefold approach set forth in this book is one practical solution to that dilemma. View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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 scienc... View more info

The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

By: Peck, M. Scott

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1978

Seller ID: 1500055

Condition: Good


Spine & front cover corner creased, cover & pages toned. 1978 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. 'Life is difficult.' With this first sentence, Dr. M. Scott Peck revolutionized the way we live our lives, and it is no less true today than when it was written twenty years ago. In this guide to confronting and resolving our problems-and suffering through the changes-we learn that we can reach a higher level of self knowledge. Written in a... View more info

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

By: Pelzer, Dave

Price: $4.00  $3.20

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... View more info

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A Short Guide to a Happy Life

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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 be... 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  $12.00

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... View more info

Work as a Spiritual Practice: A Practical Buddhist Approach to Inner Growth and Satisfaction on the Job

By: Richmond, Lewis

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1999

Seller ID: 1506367

Condition: Fair


Jacket edge wear, cover corners bumped, large stain causes pages and jacket to wrinkle, moderate shelf wear, light page toning.Fair. 1999 Hard Cover. 272 pp. A guide to developing and maintaining a spiritual life on the job, drawn from the teachings and practices of Buddhist tradition. Most people associate Buddhism with developing calm, kindness, and compassion through meditation. Lewis Richmond's Work as a Spiritual Practice shows us another aspect of Buddhism: the act... View more info

Zen of Gambling: The Ultimate Guide to Risking It All and Winning at Life

By: Root, Wayne Allyn; Pease, Paul

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1313183

ISBN: 1585424021

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remainder mark on page base, 1/2 inch jacket tear.Very Good. 2004 Hard Cover. 336 pp. In The Zen of Gambling, the star of Spike TV's Wayne Allyn Root's WinningEDGE(tm) shows readers why -- be it in the casino, on the playing field, or in the boardroom -- it is so vital to take risks in life. Wayne Allyn Root lives an American Dream: he makes tons of money sitting on his couch watching sports on television. In fact, as CEO of GWIN Inc., America's only publi... View more info

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Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

By: Roth, Geneen

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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, ye... View more info

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Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much

By: Schaef, Anne Wilson

Price: $4.00  $3.20

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 welco... 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  $4.00

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... 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  $12.00

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  $20.00

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