Tao Te Ching: A New English Version by Stephen MitchellTao Te Ching: A New English Version by Stephen Mitchell

Tao Te Ching: A New English Version

byStephen Mitchell

Paperback | September 5, 2006

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In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao&#8212the basic principle of the universe.

Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture.

Stephen Mitchell's many books include the bestsellingTao Te Ching,Gilgamesh, andThe Second Book of the Tao, as well asThe Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke,The Gospel According to Jesus,Bhagavad Gita,The Book of Job, andMeetings with the Archangel.
Title:Tao Te Ching: A New English VersionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.32 inPublished:September 5, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061142662

ISBN - 13:9780061142666

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Poetic Contemplation This bood was written 2,500 years ago by Lao-tzu. His name translated means "Old Master". This book is considered to be a classic manual on the art of living. Its' wisdom is as relevant today as when it was written. In fact, it's practicality is uncanny!
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Editorial Reviews

“I have read many translations of this ancient text but Mitchell’s is by far the best.”