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The Game of Life and How to Play It


The Game of Life and How to Play It

The Self-help Classic
Capstone Classics 1. Aufl.

von: Florence Scovel Shinn, Tom Butler-Bowdon

9,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 30.03.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9780857088376
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 216

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<p><b>The classic self-help guide, full of timeless wisdom</b></p> <p>Florence Scovel Shinn’s <i>The Game of Life and How to Play It</i> first appeared in bookstores in 1925 and is now considered a classic in the self-help genre. The author’s insights into achieving meaning, happiness and success are just as relevant and effective today as they were nearly a century ago, hence its reissue as part of the exciting Capstone Classics line.</p> <p>This collectible, hard-back edition of <i>The Game of Life and How to Play It</i> includes an insightful introduction by series editor and self-help expert Tom Butler-Bowdon. Tom is an authority on classic self-help texts and adroitly connects the content of this book with the concerns of modern readers.</p> <ul> <li>Enjoy the colourful anecdotes of 1920s New York that have made Scovel Shinn’s book a cult classic</li> <li>Discover the original “life hacks” for advancing in every area of your life, from health to wealth to love</li> <li>Succeed by attuning yourself with the unchanging principles that govern the universe</li> </ul> <p>With the release of this Capstone Classics edition, we finally have an authoritative, collectible version of <i>The Game of Life and How to Play It</i>. Find out why <i>The Game of Life and How to Play It</i> is one of the defining self-help guides of the 20th century.</p>
<p>An Introduction by <i>Tom Butler-Bowdon </i>vii</p> <p>About <i>Tom Butler-Bowdon</i> xvii</p> <p>The Game of Life and How to Play It 1</p> <p>The Secret Door to Success 93</p>
<p><b>Florence Scovel Shinn </b>was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1871. In her early years she was an artist and book illustrator, however her middle years saw her become a New Thought spiritual lecturer and metaphysical writer. In 1925, Scovel Shinn published The Game of Life and How to Play It, a short self-help title that brought quiet inspiration and reassurance to millions.<b><br /><br />Tom Butler-Bowden</b> was working as a political adviser in Australia when, at 25, he read Stephen Covey's <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i>. Captivated by it and other books in the personal development field, he left his career to write the bestselling <i>50 Self-Help Classics</i>, the first guide to the personal development literature and a winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award. Tom has also provided critical introductions to self-development and prosperity classics through the <i>Capstone Classics</i> series published by Wiley.</p>

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