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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work. by  Alain de Botton - 1st ed. - 2009 - from Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop (SKU: 28307)

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work. by  Alain de Botton - 1st ed. - 2009 - from Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop (SKU: 28307)
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

by de Botton, Alain

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0241143535
ISBN 13
9780241143537
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Melbourne: Penguin Group (Australia), 2009. 1st ed.. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white text-photos, spine ends & cover corner tips little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket (small closed split spine). 328 pp. Alain de Botton, a philosopher, examines the joys and perils of the modern workplace. Different occupations are discussed, from rocket science to biscuit making, accountancy to art. Explores what makes our jobs either fulfilling or soul-destroying.

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ALAIN DE BOTTON is the author of three works of fiction and six works of nonfiction, including How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy , and The Art of Travel . He lives in London, where he founded The School of Life. From the Hardcover edition.

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Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop AU (AU)
Bookseller's Inventory #
28307
Title
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.
Author
de Botton, Alain
Book condition
Used
Edition
1st ed.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0241143535
ISBN 13
9780241143537
Publisher
Penguin Group (Australia)
Place of Publication
Melbourne
Date Published
2009
Keywords
philosophy, society, sociology, business, workplace
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