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Hard optimism

Price Pritchett

Hard optimism

how to succeed in a world where positive wins

by Price Pritchett

  • 76 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optimism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139).

    StatementPrice Pritchett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF698.35.O57 P75 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 139 p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17170917M
    ISBN 100071485457
    ISBN 109780071485456
    LC Control Number2006028006

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