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The Nordic theory of everything : in search of a better life / Anu Partanen.

Partanen, Anu, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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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 Available -
Erlanger Branch 306.0948 P273n 2016 (Text) 33126022200905 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • 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, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Scandinavia > Social conditions > 21st century.
Scandinavia > Social policy.
Scandinavia > Civilization > 21st century.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
United States > Social policy > 21st century.
United States > Civilization > 21st century.

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