The Resource The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world, Eric Weiner, (electronic resource)

The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world, Eric Weiner, (electronic resource)

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The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world
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The geography of bliss
Title remainder
one grump's search for the happiest places in the world
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Eric Weiner
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eng
Summary
Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The geography of bliss takes the listener from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." The book uses a beguiling mixture of travel, psychology, science and humor to investigate not what happiness is, but where it is. Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic country in the world? Do citizens of Singapore benefit psychologically by having their options limited by the government? Is the King of Bhutan a visionary for his initiative to calculate Gross National Happiness? Why is Asheville, North Caolina so damn happy? With engaging wit and surprising insights, Eric Weiner answers those questions and many others, offering travelers of all moods some interesting new ideas for sunnier destinations and dispositions
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TEFOD
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1963-
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Weiner, Eric
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910.4
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LC call number
G465
LC item number
.W435 2008ab
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other
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Read by the author
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Hachette Audio
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  • Weiner, Eric
  • Happiness
  • Voyages and travels
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The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world, Eric Weiner, (electronic resource)
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  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 11:04:11
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9781600242595
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computer
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sound
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(OCoLC)192101058
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Label
The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world, Eric Weiner, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 11:04:11
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781600242595
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)192101058
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 159095 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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