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

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

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The geography of bliss: : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world
Title
The geography of bliss:
Title remainder
one grump's search for the happiest places in the world
Statement of responsibility
Eric Weiner
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Language
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 Qatar, awash in petrodollars, find joy in all that cash? Is the King of Bhutan a visionary for his initiative to calculate Gross National Happiness? Why is Asheville, North Carolina 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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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1963-
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Weiner, Eric
Dewey number
910.4
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not applicable
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other
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Read by the author
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  • Weiner, Eric
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  • Weiner, Eric
  • Happiness
  • Voyages and travels
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adult
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Label
The geography of bliss: : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world, Eric Weiner, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781600242595
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11608907
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11608907
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MWT11608907
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The geography of bliss: : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world, Eric Weiner, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781600242595
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608907
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11608907
System control number
MWT11608907
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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