Tao of Dad: The Wisdom of Fathers Near and Far [NOOK Book]

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The Tao of Dad celebrates the nobility and courage of men-the leaders, the thinkers, the teachers, and the soldiers-who shape our world today. Real words about real life show us how we can be wiser and happier, when we open our hearts and minds. -Taro Gold, The Tao of Dad

Author Taro Gold's life has been enriched by the guidance and comradeship of many great dads-from his father and stepfather to his grandpa-and great-grandpa. The Tao of Dad is a fountain of insightful gems ...

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Tao of Dad: The Wisdom of Fathers Near and Far

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Overview

The Tao of Dad celebrates the nobility and courage of men-the leaders, the thinkers, the teachers, and the soldiers-who shape our world today. Real words about real life show us how we can be wiser and happier, when we open our hearts and minds. -Taro Gold, The Tao of Dad

Author Taro Gold's life has been enriched by the guidance and comradeship of many great dads-from his father and stepfather to his grandpa-and great-grandpa. The Tao of Dad is a fountain of insightful gems inspired by these men and many more dads around the world and across the ages.

Illustrated with bold and stunning watercolor art, this compendium of wise words offers important lessons and hope-filled visions from both Eastern and Westerndads.

* Physical force is temporary, as the body is transitory. But spiritual power is permanent, as the spirit is everlasting. --Mahatma Gandhi

* Peace, like charity, begins at home. --Franklin D. Roosevelt

* A day without laughter is a day wasted. --Grandpa

The Chinese word tao means way and implies teachings or wisdom, making The Tao of Dad the way to great, wise fathers. With more than 400 uplifting and thought-provoking quotes with Eastern sensibilities, The Tao of Dad will remind readers of the cherished moments, important lessons, and forward-looking visions that they have shared with the dads in their lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740787850
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,091,193
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Taro Gold is the author of the best-selling books Open Your Mind, Open Your Life: A Book of Eastern Wisdom; What Is Love? A Simple Guide to Romantic Happiness; Living Wabi Sabi: The True Beauty of Your Life; The Tao of Mom: The Wisdom of Mothers from East to West; and The Tao Dad: The Wisdom of Fathers Near and Far. Taro grew up on four continents and currently lives in Tokyo, Japan. His website is tarogold.com.

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  • Posted June 17, 2009

    great for Father's Day

    I gave this to my dad last year for Father's Day and he says it's the one gift that he uses over and over, reads from it all the time. I love it too. Has helped me impart wisdom to my own kids.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2006

    Best collection of quotes

    This is the best collection of quotes from father figures I've ever read. It's actually one of the best collections of wisdom I've read, period. Packed with inspiring, sometimes funny, sometimes deeply thought-provoking gems.

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