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The Art of Worldly Wisdom - (Shambhala Pocket Library) by Baltasar Gracian (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 216

Genre: Philosophy

Sub-Genre: Religious

Series Title: Shambhala Pocket Library

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Shambhala

Age Range: Adult

Author: Baltasar Gracian

Language: English

TCIN: 54486710
UPC: 9781611806854
Item Number (DPCI): 248-89-2532

Description

This perennially popular book of advice on how to achieve personal and professional success is treasured for its timeless insights on how to make one's way in the world. Written in the seventeenth century by Spanish Jesuit scholar Baltasar Graci�n, the teachings are strikingly modern in tone and address universal concerns such as friendship, morality, effective leadership, and managing emotions. An enlightening guide for life, this edition also includes an informative introduction by Willis Barnstone that explores Graci�n's background and provides insightful historical and literary context.

This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series.

The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

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