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The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge
by Carlos Castaneda

Published: 2008-05-09
Paperback : 240 pages
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Forty years ago the University of California Press published an unusual manuscript by an anthropology student named Carlos Castaneda. The Teachings of Don Juan initiated a generation of seekers dissatisfied with the limitations of the Western worldview. Castaneda's now classic book ...
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Forty years ago the University of California Press published an unusual manuscript by an anthropology student named Carlos Castaneda. The Teachings of Don Juan initiated a generation of seekers dissatisfied with the limitations of the Western worldview. Castaneda's now classic book remains controversial for the alternative way of seeing that it presents and the revolution in cognition it demands. Whether read as ethnographic fact or creative fiction, it is the story of a remarkable journey that has left an indelible impression on the life of more than a million readers around the world.

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The author's life is more interesting than the book, but it's a good read if you're interested in the origins of New Age writing or just want a look at a book that was popular among college students in... (read more)

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