Wisdom's Way

Wisdom's Way

by Walton Lee, Andrew Murray, Meng-Lung Feng
     
 

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Wisdom's Way is a collection of true stories from ancient China. Filled with palace intrigue, ambitious warlords, greedy swindlers, and justice-seeking wise men, each story evokes the legendary wisdom of the Far East.These delightful tales offer both historical lessons and insight into human relationships, from the grand maneuvering of emperors to a pair of

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Wisdom's Way is a collection of true stories from ancient China. Filled with palace intrigue, ambitious warlords, greedy swindlers, and justice-seeking wise men, each story evokes the legendary wisdom of the Far East.These delightful tales offer both historical lessons and insight into human relationships, from the grand maneuvering of emperors to a pair of tradesmen arguing over an old coat. Test your wit in a hundred and one tales from Imperial China, and see if you can keep your head!Popular in China, these stories have been translated and enhanced by Walton Lee.

Editorial Reviews

New Age Retailer
"These erudite tales are easy to read and beautifully succinct. They instruct, entertain, and offer a window on a culture about which most of us know very little. This book would be a most excellent addition to any section on folklore or Chinese culture, or for anyone who simply likes a good story."
Leading Edge Review
"Like a crash-course in crisis management, these parable-style accounts offer insight into human relationships...test your wit in these tales of Imperial China."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886969360
Publisher:
Ymaa Publication Center
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Walton C. Lee, born in Taipei, Taiwan (the democratic China) is very fond of Chinese history and literature. A naturalized American citizen, he is a graduate of San Francisco State University. His goal is to introduce sophisticated Chinese culture to Western readers. Mr. Lee lives in El Cerrito, California.

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