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The Resource The optimist's handbook : a companion to hope ; The pessimist's handbook : a companion to despair, [compiled by] Niall Edworthy & Petra Cramsie ; illustrations by illustrations by Emily Faccini

The optimist's handbook : a companion to hope ; The pessimist's handbook : a companion to despair, [compiled by] Niall Edworthy & Petra Cramsie ; illustrations by illustrations by Emily Faccini

Label
The optimist's handbook : a companion to hope ; The pessimist's handbook : a companion to despair
Title
The optimist's handbook
Title remainder
a companion to hope ; The pessimist's handbook : a companion to despair
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Niall Edworthy & Petra Cramsie ; illustrations by illustrations by Emily Faccini
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Are optimists just reckless dreamers? Are pessimists miserable doom-mongers or just erring on the side of caution? Is the glass half empty or half full? This is a rich anthology of evidence from both sides of the argument
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 149.5
  • 149.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Edworthy, Niall
  • Cramsie, Petra
  • Faccini, Emily
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  • Conduct of life
  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • Conduct of life
  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • Philosophy
Label
The optimist's handbook : a companion to hope ; The pessimist's handbook : a companion to despair, [compiled by] Niall Edworthy & Petra Cramsie ; illustrations by illustrations by Emily Faccini
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2008
  • Tête-bêche format
Control code
9780552776110
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
158, 156 p.
Isbn
9780552776110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The optimist's handbook : a companion to hope ; The pessimist's handbook : a companion to despair, [compiled by] Niall Edworthy & Petra Cramsie ; illustrations by illustrations by Emily Faccini
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2008
  • Tête-bêche format
Control code
9780552776110
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
158, 156 p.
Isbn
9780552776110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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