Shop

The Wisdom of Les Miserables: Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean

eBook (PDF), 248 Pages
(1 Ratings)
Price: $2.99
What can a modern seeker learn about life and love from an old French novel? Plenty! Jean Valjean represents humanity in its brokenness and potential for selfless living. Through a set of Reflections, I offer Hugo’s flawed protagonist as a model for anyone in search of wisdom. Each explores a universal theme. Questions invite you to use the book as your personal wisdom journal. The inspiration for this book came in the early 1990s, as I wept through the final scene of the musical, Les Miserables. From its darkened perch in the balcony, my heart flew to the bedside of the dying Jean Valjean. He had moved me with his tale of conversion and forgiveness. I wanted to be at his side as he uttered those final words ‘To love one another is to see the face of God.’ From beginning, my goal has been to help the reader awaken memories, explore personal feelings, and gain insight through reflection on Victor Hugo’s text. Browse the first 25 pages by clicking on the PREVIEW... More > BUTTON above the cover image.< Less
Available in PDF Format

Ratings & Reviews

Log in to review this item
1 Person Reviewed This Product
  • By Alfred J. Garrotto
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Thought provoking" "The questions are so thought provoking . . . . Thank you for making me stretch and grow." Sharon McKee
Refreshing...
There are no reviews for previous versions of this product
Refreshing...

Product Details

Edition
First
Publisher
Alfred J. Garrotto
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
248
File Format
PDF
File Size
995.74 KB
Product ID
17520972

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes
Report This Content to Lulu >

Moderation of Questionable Content

Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

Keywords

Listed In

More From Alfred J. Garrotto