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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dell Pub Co
Publication date November 1, 1998
Pages 208
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780440226666
ISBN-10 044022666X
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.25 by 7 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $5.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A collection of myths and stories shares thoughts on the subject of falling in love and the experience of brief, intense passion and provides an incisive exploration of why two people are brought together in love in the first place, and what they can give each other over the course of a lifetime. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Philosopher Jacob Needleman begins his inquiry into love where others end: What happens after you fall in love? Myths and stories offer abundant insight into combustible love: falling in love, surviving betrayal, or the obstacle course of intense passion. But the culture is bereft of stories to guide lovers through sustained love. What happens after vows are exchanged, or after the sunset peaks, or when Odysseus, home from Troy, reunites with his wife Penelope? Myth is silent then.

In his Little Book on Love, Needleman offers a new interpretation of why two people are brought together in love in the first place. What can lovers give to each other over a lifetime? That is the challenge for couples for whom the first mystery of love has passed and the work of living together begins. What is the purpose of love? What is its value? The answers, says Needleman, are found in how two people can help each other in the search for life's meaning, and in the uncommon tales of sustained love he proposes as models of thought and behavior.

Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work A Little Book on Love
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780385481748
 
from Doubleday (June 1, 1996)
9780385482899 | details & prices | List price $25.01
About: Experience the miracle called love.
1 edition from Doubleday (April 1, 1996)
9780385481748 | details & prices | 148 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Stating that the great romances of literature fail to show what happens after 'boy gets girl,' an uplifting inquiry into the purpose of love considers the roles of lovers whose lives have been relegated to the mundanity of routine
Paperback
Book cover for 9780385334327 Book cover for 9780440226666
 
Reissue edition from Dell Books (October 1, 2003)
9780440509059 | details & prices | List price $9.95
About: Experience the miracle called love.
Reprint edition from Delta (February 1, 2000)
9780385334327 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $9.95
About: Stating that the great romances of literature fail to show what happens after 'boy gets girl,' an uplifting inquiry into the purpose of love considers the roles of lovers whose lives have been relegated to the mundanity of routine.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Jessica Young | Reprint edition from Dell Pub Co (November 1, 1998)
9780440226666 | details & prices | 208 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $5.99
This edition also contains Original Recipe
About: A collection of myths and stories shares thoughts on the subject of falling in love and the experience of brief, intense passion and provides an incisive exploration of why two people are brought together in love in the first place, and what they can give each other over the course of a lifetime.
Editions for the work Original Recipe
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781479558780
 
With Jessica Secheret (other contributor) | from Picture Window Books (January 1, 2015)
9781479558780 | details & prices | 115 pages | 6.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.70 lbs | List price $8.95
About: Finley's best friend Henry is about to turn nine, and Finley has a major problem: she has no idea what to give him for his birthday.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780440226666
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Jacob Needleman | Reprint edition from Dell Pub Co (November 1, 1998); titled "A Little Book on Love"
9780440226666 | details & prices | 208 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $5.99
This edition also contains A Little Book on Love
About: A collection of myths and stories shares thoughts on the subject of falling in love and the experience of brief, intense passion and provides an incisive exploration of why two people are brought together in love in the first place, and what they can give each other over the course of a lifetime.
Library
Book cover for 9781479561742
 
With Jessica Secheret (other contributor) | from Picture Window Books (August 1, 2015)
9781479561742 | details & prices | 117 pages | 6.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.75 lbs | List price $24.65
About: Finley's best friend Henry is about to turn nine, and Finley has a major problem: she has no idea what to give him for his birthday.

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