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An anthology of over 600 quotations on love from the profane to the profound arranged alphabeticvatically into 202 subjct categories by over 300 authors, including Kahlil Gibran, Berttand Russell, Erich Fromm, Mother Teresa and Zsa Zsa Gabor. (It was published previously under the title," A Dictionary of Love," in 1989 and received over 20 favorable reviews.) This is an expanded version with twelve new subject categories,, but none of the quotes from the previous version have been omitted. It is a 7 " by 5 " in size, large print, easy to read, and has a few word sketch about the authors at the end of the book. It has a detail of the Porttr-Auguste Renoir's painting "Country Dance" on the cover. It makes an excellent gift for all occassions, including birthdays, aniversaries, weddings, Mother's Day and Valentine's Day.
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Gil Friedman is the author of several books, including, "How to buy and Sell a Used Car in Europe," "How to Conduct Your Own Divorce in England and Wales," "A Dictionary of Love," and his most recent book prior to this one is, "How to be Totally Unhappy in a Peaceful World: A Complete Manual with Rules, Exercises, a Midterm and Final Exam."
Mr. Friedman holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, a M.A. in Psychology from UCLA, and was trained as a lawyer and received his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was one of the students that made the top half of the class possible. He lives, rides his bike and swing dances in Northern California.Review:
. . . a terrific book. Over 600 quotes from more than 300 people cover just about every perspective on love. . . .
Funny, rueful, practical, wise and compassionate, this collection is recommended as a gift to anyone who might be in a love relationship. . . . One charming feature of the book is the great range of attitudes displayed. One can disagree totally with one and on the same page find one that rings true and provides an insight. Lots of fun, and more educational than many a tome. -- New Age Retailer
A compendium of quotations rather than a proper dictionary, this slim volume contains more than 600 quotations, all on the subject of love. The quotations are drawn from a pool of sources that span time and type and included appropriate comments from a number of diverse experts on the affairs of the heart, including Socrates, Shakespeare, Joe Lewis, Kahlil Gibran, and Zsa Zsa Gabor.
The quotations are groupedd into 191 alphabetically arranged subject catetgories that range from "Action and Love" to "Wounds and Love." Included are such tantalizing headings such as "Alchemy and Love," "Mushrooms and Love," and "Revolution and Love."
Witty, profound, and sometimes just plain fun, this book is a delightful additon to the growing ranks of subject-specific quotation books. It will be welcome by anyone -- reader, writer, or librarian -- who has ever searcehd for "just the right quote" on the subjec of love. -- American Reference Book Annual, 1991, Vol 22. Libraries Unlimited Inc.
This refrence book was written by more than 300 people. Every Perspective of love is addressed in alphabetical order. The letter "A" has fourteen different entries fron Action and Love to Aversion and Love. The "B" entries number nine from Barriers to Love to Brotherly Love. This rich reference book is a must for all of us who want ot express and understand love. Helpful, funny, bittrsweet comments and insights are collected from such sources as Anais Nin, Merle Shain, Oscar Wilde, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Cicero, Aristotle and Benjamin Disraeli. In all, about 600 lover form various times and places unite to guide the reader on an odyssey of understanding. The book is enjoyable reading, but can be also be invaluable to those who write lyric, poetry, or an occassional love letter. It would make a suitable gift to mark ether the end or the beginning of a love affair. -- Body, Mind and Spirit April '94
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Book Description Yara Pr, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110913038008
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Book Description Yara Pr, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Revised Edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0913038008