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The Book of Qualities [Signed] [First Perennial Library Edition]

Gendler, J. Ruth

Published by Perrenial, 1988
ISBN 10: 0060962526 / ISBN 13: 9780060962524
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Title: The Book of Qualities [Signed] [First ...

Publisher: Perrenial

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Perennial Library Edition

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First Perennial Library Edition, First Printing. Signed & Inscribed by Author. Markings, underlining present throughout. Fair condition. Moderate to heavy shelf wear or edge wear on covers and spine. Books in Fair condition most likely will have markings or highlights on pages or binding defects. (WW21]. Bookseller Inventory # 100326120

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From Beauty to Compassion, from Pleasure to Terror, from Resignation to Joy -- here is an insightful exploration of the rich diversity of human qualities. J. Ruth Gendler's evocative book has as its cast of familiar characters our own emotions, brought to life with a poet's wisdom and an artist's perceptive eye. In The Book of Qualities' magical community, Excitement wears orange socks, Faith lives in the same apartment building as Doubt, and Worry makes lists of everything that could go wrong while she is waiting for the train. In portraying the complexities of the psyche, Gendler uses the Qualities to bridge the distinctions between literature and psychology, and has created an original work that challenges us to look at our emotions in new and inspiring ways.

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Janet Ruth Gendler wears orange socks, arranges her clothes by color in the closet, keeps the herbs in alphabetical order, and doesn't understand the separation between work and play. Gendler was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and received B.A.'s in English and Communication from Stanford University in 1977. She has written articles on the arts, health, and education. She works in publishing and teaches intuitive art classes. Gendler currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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