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Travels with Epicurus

Travels with Epicurus

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Travels with Epicurus

by Daniel Klein

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147033948X
ISBN 13
9781470339487
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2012. Audiobook. Very Good +. 2012 Audiobook Very Good + VG+, ex-library in sturdy library vinyl case

After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make a trip to the Greek island Hydra and discover the secrets of aging happily Drawing on the inspiring lives of his Greek friends and philosophers ranging from Epicurus to Sartre, Klein uncovers the simple pleasures that are available late in life, as well as the refined pleasures that only a mature mind can fully appreciate

A travel book, a witty and accessible meditation, and an optimistic guide to living well, Travels with Epicurus is a delightful jaunt to the Aegean and through the terrain of old age that only a free spirit like Klein could lead.

Synopsis

One of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus travels to Greece with a suitcase full of philosophy books, seeking the best way to achieve a fulfilling old age   Daniel Klein journeys to the Greek island Hydra to discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on the lives of his Greek friends, as well as philosophers ranging from Epicurus to Sartre, Klein learns to appreciate old age as a distinct and extraordinarily valuable stage of life. He uncovers simple pleasures that are uniquely available late in life, as well as headier pleasures that only a mature mind can fully appreciate. A travel book, a witty and accessible meditation, and an optimistic guide to living well, Travels with Epicurus is a delightful jaunt to the Aegean and through the terrain of old age led by a droll philosopher. A perfect gift book for the holidays, this little treasure is sure to please longtime fans of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar and garner new ones, young and old

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Bookseller
Stanley Louis Remarkable Books (IOBA) US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
AB1044
Title
Travels with Epicurus
Author
Daniel Klein
Book Condition
Used - Very Good +
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Edition
Audiobook
Binding
Unknown
ISBN 10
147033948X
ISBN 13
9781470339487
Publisher
Recorded Books
Date Published
2012
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