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Hero Within, The

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Works like Joseph Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces have introduced readers to the significance of myth and archetype in our lives.

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Publisher's Synopsis
Carol Pearson's bestselling The Hero Within takes us further by combining literature, anthropology, and psychology to clearly define with insight and understanding, the six heroic archetypes that exists in all of us: the Innocent, the Orphan, the Wanderer, the Warrior, the Martyr, and the Magician.

This substantially revised edition features new chapters that illuminate these archetypes, showing how to reach our fullest potential by achieving a balance between work, family, and the self.

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"An excellent and useful book about the course our psychological development can take, with stages represented by common archetypes that most of us know."         ~Jean Shinoda Bolen, Goddesses in Everywoman

Biography
Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., is the Director of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership and a Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Author Pearson, Carol S.
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 368 pp.
Publisher HarperCollins 1989
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