Love, Luck & Lessons for Life: Traditional Wisdom on Life's Big Questions

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*Attractive format and affordable price; makes an ideal gift
*Instantly absorbing topic
*A fascinating mix of traditions, sayings, history, and science

Love, Luck & Lessons in Life is a fascinating and instantly absorbing miscellany of popular sayings, aphorisms, and customs as well as the wisdom and history behind them.

When exploring the pages, readers will encounter the background and reasoning behind some of the best-known traditions ...

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Overview

*Attractive format and affordable price; makes an ideal gift
*Instantly absorbing topic
*A fascinating mix of traditions, sayings, history, and science

Love, Luck & Lessons in Life is a fascinating and instantly absorbing miscellany of popular sayings, aphorisms, and customs as well as the wisdom and history behind them.

When exploring the pages, readers will encounter the background and reasoning behind some of the best-known traditions and universal themes in life, from predicting the name of future lovers and understanding the traditions of marriage, to such sound advice as "don't walk under ladders" and charms and potions for health.

This attractive and fun-to-browse book is an ideal gift for anyone with an interest in customs, folklore, and sayings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780715322307
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 10/15/2005
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 6.86 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Binney has been studying the countryside and nature for over 50 years. She holds a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and has been involved in countless publications during her career as an editor. She lives near Weymouth, Dorset.

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