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The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world

Autor: Eric Weiner
Verlag: New York : Twelve, 2008.
Serien: Book Club kit.
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Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, this book takes the reader from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." The book uses a mixture of travel, psychology, science, and humor to investigate not what happiness is, but where it is. Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Travel writing
Name: Eric Weiner; Eric Weiner; Eric Weiner
Medienart: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Eric Weiner
ISBN: 9780446580267 0446580260 0552775088 9780552775083
OCLC-Nummer: 164803474
Beschreibung: x, 329 pages ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: The Netherlands : happiness is a number --
Switzerland : happiness is boredom --
Bhutan : happiness is a policy --
Qatar : happiness is a winning lottery ticket --
Iceland : happiness is failure --
Moldova : happiness is somewhere else --
Thailand : happiness is not thinking --
Great Britain : happiness is a work in progress --
India : happiness is a contradiction --
America : happiness is home --
Epilogue. Are we there yet?
Serientitel: Book Club kit.
Verfasserangabe: Eric Weiner.
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After years of going to the world's least happy countries, Eric Weiner, a veteran foreign correspondent, decided to travel and evaluate each country's different sense of happiness and discover the  Weiterlesen…

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von cwarden (WorldCat-Nutzer von 2008-02-27)

Introduction -- The Netherlands: Happiness is a number -- Switzerland: Happiness is boredom -- Bhutan: Happiness is a policy -- Qatar: Happiness is a winning lottery ticket -- Iceland: Happiness is failure -- Moldova: Happiness is somewhere else -- Thailand: Happiness is not thinking -- Great Britain: Happiness is a work in progress -- India: Happiness is a contradiction -- America: Happiness is home -- Epilogue -- Are we there yet? -- Acknowledgments.

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"Part travelogue, part personal-discovery memoir and all sustained delight, this wise, witty ramble reads like Paul Theroux channeling David Sedaris on a particularly good day...Fresh and Weiterlesen…

 
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Entertaining travel book with a little social science

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What makes a society happy? Weiner goes on a round-the-world quest, beginning in the Netherlands with a scholar who manages a database of happiness studies. He visits countries that score high on happiness measures (Switzerland, Bhutan, Qatar, Iceland, Thailand, Great Britain, India) and one country...
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