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The Resource Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Label
Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture
Title
Promise land
Title remainder
my journey through America's self-help culture
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An irreverent tour through the vast and strange reaches of the world of self-help
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lamb-Shapiro, Jessica
Dewey number
616.890092
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA776.95
LC item number
.L348 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-care, Health
  • Self-care, Health
  • Psychologists
  • Self-management (Psychology)
  • Psychologists
  • Self-care, Health
  • Self-care, Health
  • Self-management (Psychology)
Label
Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-224)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: On missing the obvious -- We need heart-touching, soul-penetrating stories! : the power of inspirational tales -- Apparently, there are rules : control and the defense against loss -- In which I walk on hot coals : the power of positive thinking -- Dr. Choking Game : the cult of expertise -- The Secret is not a secret : vision boards and the Law of Attraction -- A fellowship of nervous freaks : overcoming phobias and fears -- The saddest camp in the world : on grief and grieving -- New frontiers of weirdness : the future of self-help -- Consider the kitten poster : what kind of life is worth living -- Epilogue: In which my father and I break into a cemetery
Control code
ocn836261514
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781439100219
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2013011014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Promise land : my journey through America's self-help culture, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-224)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: On missing the obvious -- We need heart-touching, soul-penetrating stories! : the power of inspirational tales -- Apparently, there are rules : control and the defense against loss -- In which I walk on hot coals : the power of positive thinking -- Dr. Choking Game : the cult of expertise -- The Secret is not a secret : vision boards and the Law of Attraction -- A fellowship of nervous freaks : overcoming phobias and fears -- The saddest camp in the world : on grief and grieving -- New frontiers of weirdness : the future of self-help -- Consider the kitten poster : what kind of life is worth living -- Epilogue: In which my father and I break into a cemetery
Control code
ocn836261514
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781439100219
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2013011014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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