The Book of Life

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Applewood Books, Aug 1, 2008 - Cooking - 452 pages
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Upton Sinclair, one of America's foremost and most prolific authors, addresses the cultivation of the mind and the body in this 1922 volume. Sinclair's goal was to attempt to tell the reader how to live, how to find health, happiness and success, and how to develop fully both the mind and the body. Part One: The Book of the Mind covers such subjects as faith, reason, morality, and the subconscious. Part Two: The Book of the Body develops such subjects as errors in diet, the fasting cure, food and poisons, work and play, and diseases and their cures .

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Upton Sinclair (1878-1968), novelist and journalist, is best known for his novel about the Chicago meatpacking industry, "The Jungle". A paperback edition of his "I, Candidate for Governor" is available from California. Jules Tygiel is the author of "The Great Los Angeles Swindle: Oil, Stocks, and Scandal during the Roaring Twenties" (paperback California, 1996) and "The Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy". He is Professor of History at San Francisco State University.

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