- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T); 1st edition (April 1991)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0316294020
- ISBN-13: 978-0316294027
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.7 x 10.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #493,971 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Meaning of Life: Reflections in Words and Pictures on Why We Are Here Hardcover – April, 1991
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I like this book because of the topic, the short essays addressing it and the diversity of view points.
I like to read an essay or two and spend a few minutes reflecting upon them.
Leafing through its pages, which combine often arresting photographs with the very personal views of a wide spectrum of people from the last third of the 20th century, I was reminded how connected we all are, and how different are the paths we choose in search of our answers.
I was disappointed by some, and deeply moved by the insights of others.
I am so happy I have this book. It is a gem; a time capsule of inspiration.
If you ever wondered 'What the heck is life all about?' you could start here.
And it has beautiful black and white photos.
Easy reading for the amateur philosopher.
I bought it over 10 years ago - and still enjoy flipping through it now and then.
I'm not sure if this book triggered the idea for for my 10 questions of life website - [...]
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great stores. Short but expansive reads that show the greatness of so many and stories that touch your heart. The old "Life" is missedPublished 13 months ago by Don Lyon
I have a copy, and bought this as a gift. Its one of my most treasured books. A person can read what someone wrote, and pause and consider it. Read morePublished 15 months ago by virgil Maurice
Wonderful for the family. Great photos and captions. A great place to initiate a conversation with children as well as teens+Published 16 months ago by Cathleen