Tao Te Ching: A New English Version (Perennial Classics)
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Author: Lao Tzu
Brand: Harper Perennial
- HarperCollins Publishers
Number Of Pages: 144
Release Date: 05-09-2006
Part Number: 9780061142666
Details: Product Description The bestselling, widely acclaimed translation from Stephen Mitchell In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao—the basic principle of the universe. Review “I have read many translations of this ancient text but Mitchell’s is by far the best.” -- James Frey, author of A Million Little Pieces From the Back Cover In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao—the basic principle of the universe. Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture. About the Author Stephen Mitchell's many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel.
Package Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.3 x 0.4 inches
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