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Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way

Authors: Le Guin, Ursula K.
Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: PHI003000, REL065000, PHI023000
ISBN: 9780834824638, Related ISBNs: 0834824639, 1570623333, 1570623953, 1590307445, 1611807247
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 144,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A rich, poetic, and socially relevant version of the great spiritual and philosophical classic of Taoism, the Tao Te Ching—from one of America's leading literary figures

In this landmark modern-day rendition of the ancient Taoist classic, Ursula K. Le Guin presents Lao Tzu’s time-honored and astonishingly powerful philosophy like never before. Drawing on a lifetime of contemplation and including extensive personal commentary throughout, she offers an unparalleled window into the text’s awe-inspiring, immediately relatable teachings and their inestimable value for our troubled world. Jargon-free but still faithful to the poetic beauty of the original work, Le Guin's unique translation is sure to be welcomed by longtime readers of the Tao Te Ching as well as those discovering the text for the first time.
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