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The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

Castaneda, Carlos

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ISBN 10: 0671215558 / ISBN 13: 9780671215552
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1973
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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1st printing of S&S edition. Boards of book have some soiling that appears to date from time of manufacture: two horizontal lines wrapping from front to back cover of dirt type discoloration. Otherwise this would be a fine copy with an unread appearance. No markings or bookplates. In a near fine dust jacket with slight edge wear, principally a small abrasion and wrinkling near lower left front corner and a 1/4" closed edge tear. No jacket chips and not price-clipped. No remainder markings. NOT ex-lib. Previously issued by U of Cal Press. Bookseller Inventory # 105287

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Title: The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Thus

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Forty years ago the University of California Press published an unusual manuscript by an anthropology student named Carlos Castaneda. The Teachings of Don Juan initiated a generation of seekers dissatisfied with the limitations of the Western worldview. Castaneda's now classic book remains controversial for the alternative way of seeing that it presents and the revolution in cognition it demands. Whether read as ethnographic fact or creative fiction, it is the story of a remarkable journey that has left an indelible impression on the life of more than a million readers around the world.

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In addition to the publication of Magical Passes, 1998 marks the momentous occasion of another event in the works of Carlos Castaneda: the publication of a 30th anniversary edition of The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge. This special edition includes a new introduction by Carlos Castaneda, which provides a rare glimpse into the author's own view of experiences that encompass the total teachings of the shamans of ancient Mexico. What began thirty years ago with The Teachings of Don Juan has ceaselessly captivated readers worldwide, and this introduction will quite possibly offer the single most important overview of Carlos Castaneda's work.

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