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The secret universe of names : the dynamic interplay of names and destiny

Author: Roy Feinson; K B Imle
Publisher: New York, NY : Overlook Duckworth, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Secret Universe of Names explains, in fascinating detail and name by name example, how the sound of a name evokes basic, gut reactions and what this means for your and yours.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Feinson; K B Imle
ISBN: 1585675946 0715633376 0739453335 9781585675944 9780715633373 9780739453339
OCLC Number: 56837554
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: A main selection of the Quality Paperback Book Club.
Description: xxxvii, 461 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: What's really in a name? --
The universal language --
How sounds affect our mood --
Sticks and stones may break my bones --
The influence of letters --
On considering a name --
A-Z --
Index of names.
Responsibility: Roy Feinson ; assisted by KB Imle.

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Can a name influence one's behavior and affect self-image? Feinson investigates the mechanisms that explain why different names evoke certain emotions and seem to predetermine success or failure.  Read more...

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