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A year of living virtuously : weekends off : one woman's search for meaning in an ordinary life, Teresa Jordan

Label
A year of living virtuously : weekends off : one woman's search for meaning in an ordinary life
Title
A year of living virtuously
Title remainder
weekends off : one woman's search for meaning in an ordinary life
Statement of responsibility
Teresa Jordan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collects essays describing the author's attempts to live according to a list of traditional virtues compiled by Benjamin Franklin, one week at a time, and one virtue at a time
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10389922
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jordan, Teresa
Dewey number
179/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1547.5.J67
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jordan, Teresa
  • Conduct of life
  • Virtues
  • Life
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
weekends off
Label
A year of living virtuously : weekends off : one woman's search for meaning in an ordinary life, Teresa Jordan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Resolution: on the eve of a new year -- Temperance: please pass the peppermints -- Cleanliness: cleanliness and its caveats -- Silence: making space for conversation -- Courage: the truth of the land -- Pride: the pride of work, the work of pride -- Sloth: everything I need to know about sloth I learned from critters -- Industry: The hard work of staying still -- Listening: listening to the devil's trill -- Order: a pomegranate of impossible tasks -- Habit: some thoughts on in-habitation -- frugality: stepping off the hedonic treadmill -- Homecoming: rethinking nostalgia -- Governance: what George might say -- Sincerity: giving voice to untold stories -- Greed: is it greed or is it gravity? -- Empathy: the aftermath -- Justice: for the horses -- Wrath: coming back to ourselves -- Love: traveling at the speed of love -- Gluttony: a re-enchantment with food -- Chastity and lust: a psychology of sex -- Creativity: why we need art (and why we make it or we don't) -- Envy: envy and its discontents -- Resolution (and vanity): becoming Helenka -- Humility: the listener -- Jealousy (and other trials of love): Cupid, the soap opera -- Tranquility: introduction -- Tranquility: the long road, Terry Waite's story -- Tranquility: the long road, Brooke Hopkins's story -- Self-reliance: Ben Franklin, Ayn Rand, and the American spirit -- Curiosity: growing pains -- Procrastination: do it...next -- Grumpiness: the grouch settles in -- Stubbornness: holding on for dear life -- Trust: Will Rogers, where are you now? -- Defensiveness and faith: choosing our battles -- Gladness: the mysterious lightness of being -- Punctuality: the gift of time -- Gratitude: Thanksgiving, a Christmas story -- Forgiveness: the heroic choice -- Control (and faith): the green bean testament -- Balance: on the high wire -- Manners: the good hand -- Moderation: all I want for Christmas...is a truce in the war on Christmas
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 310 pages
Isbn
9781619024274
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014014420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 880960056
  • (OCoLC)880960056
Label
A year of living virtuously : weekends off : one woman's search for meaning in an ordinary life, Teresa Jordan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Resolution: on the eve of a new year -- Temperance: please pass the peppermints -- Cleanliness: cleanliness and its caveats -- Silence: making space for conversation -- Courage: the truth of the land -- Pride: the pride of work, the work of pride -- Sloth: everything I need to know about sloth I learned from critters -- Industry: The hard work of staying still -- Listening: listening to the devil's trill -- Order: a pomegranate of impossible tasks -- Habit: some thoughts on in-habitation -- frugality: stepping off the hedonic treadmill -- Homecoming: rethinking nostalgia -- Governance: what George might say -- Sincerity: giving voice to untold stories -- Greed: is it greed or is it gravity? -- Empathy: the aftermath -- Justice: for the horses -- Wrath: coming back to ourselves -- Love: traveling at the speed of love -- Gluttony: a re-enchantment with food -- Chastity and lust: a psychology of sex -- Creativity: why we need art (and why we make it or we don't) -- Envy: envy and its discontents -- Resolution (and vanity): becoming Helenka -- Humility: the listener -- Jealousy (and other trials of love): Cupid, the soap opera -- Tranquility: introduction -- Tranquility: the long road, Terry Waite's story -- Tranquility: the long road, Brooke Hopkins's story -- Self-reliance: Ben Franklin, Ayn Rand, and the American spirit -- Curiosity: growing pains -- Procrastination: do it...next -- Grumpiness: the grouch settles in -- Stubbornness: holding on for dear life -- Trust: Will Rogers, where are you now? -- Defensiveness and faith: choosing our battles -- Gladness: the mysterious lightness of being -- Punctuality: the gift of time -- Gratitude: Thanksgiving, a Christmas story -- Forgiveness: the heroic choice -- Control (and faith): the green bean testament -- Balance: on the high wire -- Manners: the good hand -- Moderation: all I want for Christmas...is a truce in the war on Christmas
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 310 pages
Isbn
9781619024274
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014014420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 880960056
  • (OCoLC)880960056

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