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Field notes on the compassionate life

a search for the soul of kindness

by Marc Barasch

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Published by Rodale, Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers in Emmaus, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morale pratique,
  • Compassion,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Bonheur,
  • Kindness,
  • Bonté,
  • Happiness

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-353) and index.

    StatementMarc Ian Barasch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1531 .B27 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 356 p. ;
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24929146M
    ISBN 101579547117
    ISBN 109781579547110
    LC Control Number2004029376
    OCLC/WorldCa57286153


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