The Road Less Traveled

The Road Less Traveled

A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth

Book - 2003
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Perhaps no book in this generation has had a more profound impact on our intellectual and spiritual lives than The Road Less Traveled. With sales of more than 7 million copies in the United States and Canada, and translation into more than 23 languages, it has made publishing history, with more than 10 years on The New York Times bestseller list.
Now, with a new introduction by the author, written especially for this 25th anniversary deluxe hardcover edition of the all-time national bestseller in its field, M. Scott Peck explains the ideas that shaped this book and that continue to influence an ever-growing audience of readers.
Written in a voice that is timeless in its message of understanding, The Road Less Traveled continues to enable us to explore the nature of loving relationships and leads us toward a new serenity and fullness of life. It helps us determine how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become a more sensitive parent; and ultimately how to become one's own true self.
Recognizing that -- in the famous opening line of his book -- "Life is difficult" and that the journey to spiritual growth is a long one, Dr. Peck never bullies his readers, but rather gently guides them through the hard and often painful process of change toward a higher level of self-understanding.
Combining profound psychological insight and deep spirituality, this one-of-a-kind hardcover anniversary edition is a book to treasure and turn to again and again for inspiration and understanding. As Phyllis Theroux wrote in The Washington Post when the original edition of The Road Less Traveled was first published, "It is not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity."
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, 2003, c1978
Edition: 25th anniversary ed. --
ISBN: 9780743238250
Branch Call Number: 158.1/PEC 4565 1


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Oct 03, 2017

An excellent book. I found the chapters exploring love especially helpful to finally understand the difference between the feeling of love and the action of love.

xizz Jan 19, 2014

Excellent book that taught me great things.

Feb 06, 2013

ignore the review of eyesh21, who has CLEARLY not read this book....

Jun 27, 2012

Unlike many books of this sort, it isn't dry or boring at all. It's quite an interesting read, and taught me more about myself and others. It's well worth a read.

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Apr 29, 2017

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