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This just in: the ebook version of The Happiness of Pursuit is on sale for $1.99 for a limited time only.
UPDATE: This deal has now ended.
Book prices are set by publishers, not authors, so I don’t control when it’s on sale. But since it’s usually $12.99, this might be a great time to buy it. Note that this special pricing may not be available in all markets. (If you’re outside the U.S., see if you can buy it from a U.S. retailer, not your local one.)
Here’s a short synopsis of the book:
“When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined that his journey’s biggest revelation would be how many people like himself exist.
Everywhere that Chris visited he found ordinary people working toward extraordinary goals, making daily down payments on their dream. These “questers” included a suburban mom pursuing a wildly ambitious culinary project, a DJ producing the world’s largest symphony, a young widower completing the tasks his wife would never accomplish, a teenager crossing an entire ocean alone, and scores of others writing themselves into the record books.
The more Chris spoke with these strivers, the more he began to appreciate the direct link between questing and long-term happiness—how going after something in a methodical way enriches our lives—and he was compelled to complete a comprehensive study of the phenomenon and extract the best advice.
In The Happiness of Pursuit he draws on interviews with hundreds of questers, revealing their secret motivations, their selection criteria, the role played by friends and family, their tricks for solving logistics, and the importance of documentation.
A book that challenges each of us to take control – to make our lives be about something while at the same time remaining clear-eyed about the commitment — The Happiness of Pursuit will inspire readers of every age.”
The Happiness of Pursuit ebook will only be available at $1.99 for a limited time. Have fun!
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