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    DescriptionViktor Frankl is known to millions as the author of "Man's Search for Meaning", his harrowing Holocaust memoir. In this book, he goes more deeply into the ways of thinking that enabled him to survive imprisonment in a concentration camp and to find meaning in life in spite of all the odds. Here, he expands upon his groundbreaking ideas and searches for answers about life, death, faith and suffering. Believing that there is much more to our existence than meets the eye, he says: 'No one will be able to make us believe that man is a sublimated animal once we can show that within him there is a repressed angel.' In "Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning", Frankl explores our sometimes unconscious desire for inspiration or revelation. He explains how we can create meaning for ourselves and, ultimately, he reveals how life has more to offer us than we could ever imagine.

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    Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Viktor E. Frankl
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 209 g
    ISBN 13: 9781846043062
    ISBN 10: 1846043069

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    BIC subject category V2: HRLK, JMAF
    BISAC V2.8: PSY026000
    DC22: 150.195
    BISAC V2.8: REL075000, REL062000
    BIC subject category V2: HRLK1, JC
    Ebury Press
    Imprint name
    Rider & Co
    Publication date
    07 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Viktor Frankl was born in Vienna in 1905 and was Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School. His wife, father, mother and brother all died in Nazi concentration camps; only he and his sister survived, but he never lost the qualities of compassion, loyalty, undaunted spirit and thirst for life (earning his pilot's licence aged 67). He died in Vienna in 1997. www.viktorfrankl.org
    Review quote
    "Brilliant! In this book, we are privileged to share the richness of Frankl's experience and the depth of his wisdom." -- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. MD "A truly important book" -- Rabbi Harold Kushner "...to be treasured by psychologists and theologians and by men and women who wrestle with ultimate questions and encounter God as often in the question as in the answer." -- Michael Berenbaum "At the start of the twenty-first century, this book feels especially relevant" -- from the Foreword by Claudia Hammond, award-winning broadcaster, writer and lecturer in psychology
    Back cover copy
    Viktor Frankl is known to millions of readers around the world as the author of Man’s Search for Meaning, his harrowing Holocaust memoir. In his own words: ‘Readers of my short autobiographical story usually ask for a fuller and more direct explanation...’ and this insightful book is it. In Man’s Search for Ultimate Meaning, Frankl explains the thinking that enabled him to survive the concentration camps in spite of tremendous odds. Believing there is more to our existence than meets the eye, he reveals his firm conviction that we are not glorified animals but repressed angels. From the nature of our dreams to the question of God, Frankl considers a range of important subjects. Ultimately, he reveals how to create meaning for ourselves and how life has more to offer us than we could ever imagine.