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The importance of living

Author: Yutang Lin
Publisher: [North Charleston, South Carolina] : [CreateSpace], [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Importance of Living is also known as the Art of Living, is one of the master works written by Lin Yutang in English, a renowned Chinese writer and translator during the period of the Republic of China. It is ranked as two major representative works of Lin Yutang along with "My Country and My People," both are written by Lin Yutang in English. The Importance Living describes all of the aspects of life of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yutang Lin
ISBN: 9781542941303 154294130X
OCLC Number: 988965342
Description: 544 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The awakening --
Views of mankind --
Our animal heritage --
On being human --
Who can best enjoy life? --
The feast of life --
The importance of loafing --
The enjoyment of the home --
The enjoyment of living --
The enjoyment of nature --
The enjoyment of travel --
The enjoyment of culture --
Relationship to God --
The art of thinking.
Responsibility: Lin Yutang.

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The Importance of Living is also known as the Art of Living, is one of the master works written by Lin Yutang in English, a renowned Chinese writer and translator during the period of the Republic of China. It is ranked as two major representative works of Lin Yutang along with "My Country and My People," both are written by Lin Yutang in English. The Importance Living describes all of the aspects of life of the Chinese in comparison with the Westerners. Including the life style, way of thinking, life habits, values, etc. To live gracefully and meaningfully, the Book is a good reference. The text of the Book is the complete original text of the book published for the first time in 1937.

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