Tao Te Ching / Daodejing: A Fresh Look at the Way and its Virtues by David Petersen
Drawing on meticulous study of multiple sources, this concise ebook edition of the Tao Te Ching also provides an introduction to the enigmatic Lao Tsu and his times, a discussion of the many challenges facing the translator, a list of suggested themes, and a bibliography.
I am a writer and educator, with degrees in psychology and theater studies, certificates in English teaching and Japanese proficiency, and more than a decade of experience as a professional translator.
I was born in Canada, but have spent most of my adult life traveling and working abroad. Along the way, I've climbed Mt. Fuji, touched noses with a Maori elder in New Zealand, snorkeled in Fiji, survived a tsunami evacuation in Samoa (and more recently, Nagasaki), snuggled a koala in Australia, chaperoned high schoolers on a bus tour of England, thrown up in the Czech Republic, attended grad school in Malta, worked on an archaeological dig in Spain, had laser therapy in Germany, taught at a university in Hungary, scaled pyramids in Mexico...
Translation is my bread and butter, and writing is my passion.