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Tao Te Ching (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)by Stephen Mitchell
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In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao—the basic principle of the universe.
Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture.
In an all new look for this acclaimed translation of a classic, Loa-tzu's "Tao Te Ching, "or "Book of the Way," is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 brief chapters, it looks at the basic predicament of being alive and gives advice to help achieve balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit.
About the Author
Stephen Mitchell attended Amherst, the University of Paris, and Yale. His many books include The Book of Job, Tao Te Ching, Parables and Portraits, The Gospel According to Jesus, A Book of Psalms, Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke, and Genesis.
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