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

Author: Eric Weiner
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st trade editionView all editions and formats
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Draws on the author's experiences as a foreign correspondent to evaluate more than three dozen countries for their happiness potential, in a survey that includes profiles of such locales as the American shores, glacial Iceland, and the Bhutan jungles.
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Named Person: Eric Weiner; Eric Weiner; Eric Weiner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Weiner
ISBN: 9780446698894 : 044669889X
OCLC Number: 225870252
Notes: With an afterword and reading group guide.
Description: xiv, 345 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 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?
Other Titles: One grump's search for the happiest places in the world
Responsibility: Eric Weiner.

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Draws on the author's experiences as a foreign correspondent to evaluate more than three dozen countries for their happiness potential, in a survey that includes profiles of such locales as the American shores, glacial Iceland, and the Bhutan jungles.

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