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The Resource Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

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Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture
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Promise land
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my journey through America's self-help culture
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Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
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An irreverent tour through the vast and strange reaches of the world of self-help
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Title
Promise land
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Summary
Raised by a child psychologist who was himself the author of numerous self-help books, as an adult Jessica Lamb-Shapiro found herself both repelled and fascinated by the industry: did all of these books, tapes, weekend seminars, groups, posters, t-shirts and trinkets really help anybody? Why do some people swear by the power of positive thinking, while others dismiss it as so many empty promises? Promise Land is an irreverent tour through the vast and strange reaches of the world of self-help
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contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
616.890092
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA776.95
LC item number
.L348 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-224)
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781439100219
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2013011014

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