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Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust (Paperback, Export ed)

By Frankl, Viktor E.

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A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that he and other inmates coped with the experience of being in Auschwitz. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who surv...ived the longest - and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances. The sort of person the prisoner became was the result of an inner decision and not of camp influences alone. Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph. Frankl came to believe that man's deepest desire is to search for meaning and purpose. This outstanding work offers us all a way to transcend suffering and find significance in the art of living.
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ISBN 9781846041242
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781844132393
Released NZ 1 Apr 2008
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Format Paperback, Export ed
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ISBN-13 9781846041242
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Imprint Rider & Co
Released 1 Apr 2008
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Export ed
Edition Export ed
Author(s) By Frankl, Viktor E.
Category Biography & Autobiography
The Holocaust
Popular Psychology
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 110mm
Height: 178mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 150.195092
Weight 89g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Logotherapy, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Personal narratives, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Psychological aspects
NBS Text Popular Psychology
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade