Skip to content

  Home > Binding > Hardcover >

A Short Guide to a Happy Life
A Short Guide to a Happy Life Anna Quindlen 0375504613 9780375504617 Life is made of moments, small pieces of silver amidst long stretches of tedium. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones m
Stock Image - Actual Cover May Vary
 

A Short Guide to a Happy Life by Anna Quindlen

Life is made of moments, small pieces of silver amidst long stretches of tedium. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones most of us lead now, that wont happen. We have to teach ourselves now to live, really live...to love the journey, not the destination. In this treasure of a book, Anna Quindlen, the bestselling novelist and columnist, reflects on what it takes to get a lifeto live deeply every day and from your own unique self, rather than merely to exist through your days. Knowledge of our own mortality is the greatest gift God ever gives us, Quindlen writes, because unless you know the clock is ticking, it is so easy to waste our days, our lives. Her mother died when Quindlen was nineteen: It was the dividing line between seeing the world in black and white, and in Technicolor. The lights came on for the darkest possible reason....I learned something enduring, in a very short period of time, about life. And that was that it was glorious, and that you had no business taking it for granted. But how to live from that perspective, to fully engage in our days? In A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Quindlen guides us with an understanding that comes from knowing how to see the view, the richness in living.

Author: Anna Quindlen

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 64

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 2000-10-31

Our Price: $3.89

Quantity:80
ISBN: 0375504613


Condition:
Like-New [Add $0.60]
Very-Good [Add $0.40]
Good [Add $0.20]
Acceptable

Quantity:  
Description
 
Anna Quindlen (Edition: 1) Hardcover


Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Binding > Hardcover
Binding

* Free Shipping applies to all orders shipped to the contiguous 48 United States. Variable shipping rates apply to Alaska, Hawaii, and the American Territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands) as well as International orders shipped to countries other than the USA.