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Beginner's Guide to Changing the World A True Life Adventure Story

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ISBN-10: 006078010X

ISBN-13: 9780060780104

Edition: 2005

Authors: Isabel Losada

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Tired of half-hearted attempts to effect change in the world, Isabel Losada decides to walk the talk and embarks on a journey that takes her from protests in the streets of London to India and back again. Sometimes you just have to do something, don't you? Sometimes an injustice comes along and you think, "No, this cannot be," and -- rather than just turn off the TV, or throw away the newspaper one more time -- you know it's time to act. If you or I decide to take an action for a cause beyond ourselves, one in which we have no historical reason to become involved, will we be greeted with cynicism and become a laughingstock? Perhaps. But I enjoy making people laugh. So that's the first…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/31/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The Quest
Grant Me the Serenity to Accept the Things I Cannot Change
The Beginning of the Beginning
Wednesdays Between Six and Eight
Short History Lesson
Waking Up in Kathmandu
Meeting Khenpo La
Yak Tea with the Rinpoche
She Is So Naughty
Closed Gates
Head in the Clouds
Breathe In, Breathe Out
Bring Me Sunshine
The Eyes of the Buddha Maitreya
The Friendship Highway
Who Are You?
Official Visits
What Did You Do in Lhasa?
A Gentle Friendship
The Courage to Change the Things I Can
Helping the Helpers?
May I Give You This Booklet?
Wait a Minute, Sergeant
Will You Come Next Week?
You Need to Change the Chinese Mind-Set
Head in the Sand
The Free Tibet Campaign
Can We Call You Back?
Are You Busy Thursday Morning?
Achievable Targets?
What Next?
Have You Written to Your Member of Parliament?
Tits for Tibet?
Getting Organized
Princess Smarty-Pants
So You Want to Form a Company?
The Importance of Being Webwise
Abandonment Issues
Jumping for Money
Changing Careers Again
Grandfather Clocks and Angel Cake
Hasn't Everyone Done That?
Money Raising for the Wary
Do They Think I'm Crazy?
Not Falling, but Flying
Asking Why
Tea with the Ambassador
The Dalai Lama's Representative in London
Publicizing the Panchen
A Mug with a Handle
Doing Something
Don't Dillydally
Flames Won't Be Necessary
Twenty-two and Climbing
Vegetarians and Anarchists
Red Alert
What's the Bunting?
Saturday Sport
And the Wisdom to Know the Difference
A Trip to Dhabamsala
The Most Exciting Letter Ever
Walk This Way!
Words from Bapu
Whatever You Say, Khenpo
Don't Take the Bus
Would You Like Some Masala Tea?
Two Dogs Doing It
David Beckham, Very Good Footballer
Chicken Tonight
It Is Helpful, Yes
Tortured at Nineteen
A Day Off
Over the Hills to Far Away
Wearing a Chupa
An Honest Prime Minister
Rehearsal with the Deputy Secretary
Pinch Me, Someone
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
What Can I Do?
Reading Books and Watching Videos
Tibet
China
Acknowledgments