Chinese Fables & Wisdom

by Tom Te-Wu Ma | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1569801231 Global Overview for this book
Registered by maju30 of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Niedersachsen Germany on 8/6/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by maju30 from Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Niedersachsen Germany on Monday, August 06, 2007


In 'Chinese Fables and Wisdom' Tom Te-Wu Ma extends the Chinese tradition of storytelling to the western world. The book is a collection of dozens of timeless stories from one of the most enduring cultures in history, many never before translated into English.
Each story contains a special kind of advice. Fables such as "The Donkey and the Tiger", " The Snipe and the Clam" and "The Twin Goddesses of Fortune and Misery" are unadulterated, everyday stories that offer ancient solutions to complex modern problems.
Too often we overlook simple solutions. The key to the Chinese's longevity has been their ability to unearth pearls of wisdom embedded in the ordinary occurrences of life. In the spirit of his ancestors Tom Te-Wu Ma wrote 'Chinese Fables and Wisdom' to provide us with clear stories, translated into English and encrusted with the jewels of knowledge.

Journal Entry 2 by maju30 at Via Post, A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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This book is a RABCK for Bjorg in Iceland.

Journal Entry 3 by Bjorg from Reykjavík, Reykjavík (Höfuðborgar svæðið) Iceland on Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Thanks so much for the surprise maju30:)

Journal Entry 4 by Bjorg from Reykjavík, Reykjavík (Höfuðborgar svæðið) Iceland on Saturday, October 10, 2009
Clever stories and fun simple solutions:) you are right maju30, we often overlook the simple solutions and make things more complicated then they need to be.
Thanks for the book:)

Journal Entry 5 by Bjorg at on Wednesday, January 06, 2010

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This one will travel next to my birthday buddy, Mallary:) Happy birthday:)

Journal Entry 6 by Mallary from Ginestas, Languedoc-Roussillon France on Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Thanks so much! Can't wait to read it! :)

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