The Nordic theory of everything : in search of a better life / Anu Partanen.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Covington Branch||306.0948 P273n 2016 (Text)||33126024633939||Adult Nonfiction||Checked out||06/20/2019|
- ISBN: 9780062316547
- ISBN: 0062316540
- ISBN: 9780062316554 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: v, 418 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
- Copyright: ©2016
Paperback edition has an additional 14 pages of P.S. insights, interviews & more...
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-397) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
In the land of the free: becoming American -- The Nordic theory of love : Pippi Longstocking's magic -- Family values for real : strong individuals form a beautiful team -- How children achieve : secrets for attaining educational success -- Healthy body, healthy mind : how universal health care could set you free -- Of us, by us, and for us : go ahead, ask what your country can do for you -- The lands of opportunity : bringing back the American dream -- Business as unusual : how to run a company in the twenty-first century -- The pursuit of happiness : it's time to rethink success.
A Finnish journalist and naturalized American citizen compares and contrasts life in the U.S. with life in the Nordic region to encourage Americans to draw on practices from the Nordic way of life to create a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society.