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The geography of bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

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display_descriptionPart foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, this book takes the reader from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." The book uses a mixture of travel, psychology, science and humor to investigate not what happiness is, but where it is. Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic country in the world? Do citizens of Singapore benefit psychologically by having their options limited by the government? Is the King of Bhutan a visionary for his initiative to calculate Gross National Happiness? Why is Asheville, North Carolina, so darn happy? NPR correspondent Weiner answers those questions and many others, offering travelers of all moods some interesting new ideas for sunnier destinations and dispositions.--From publisher description.
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Weiner, Eric -- Travel
title_displayThe geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world
title_fullThe Geography of Bliss One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
The geography of bliss : one grump's search for the happiest places in the world / Eric Weiner
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title_subOne Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
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Weiner, Eric