The Road Less Traveled

  • by M. Scott Peck
  • Narrated by M. Scott Peck
  • 4 hrs and 16 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Perhaps no book in this generation has had a more profound impact on our intellectual and spiritual lives than The Road Less Traveled. With sales of more than 7 million copies in the United States and Canada, and translation into more than 23 languages, it has made publishing history, with more than 10 years on The New York Times best seller list.Told in a voice that is timeless in its message of understanding, The Road Less Traveled continues to enable us to explore the nature of loving relationships and leads us toward a new serenity and fullness of life. It helps us determine how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become a more sensitive parent; and ultimately how to become one's own true self.Recognizing that "Life is difficult" and that the journey to spiritual growth is a long one, Dr. Peck never bullies his listeners, but gently guides them through the hard and often painful process of change toward a higher level of self-understanding.Combining profound psychological insight and deep spirituality, this is an audiobook that provides inspiration and understanding.

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"It is not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity." (The Washington Post)

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Revised Edition Highly Recommended

Buy this book! Put it into your digital library and listen to it once a year - just like your physical, or changing the batteries in the smoke alarm. Why, you ask?

The aspiration is to keep an internal balance as we face the increasing barrage of life stressors. Occasionally we need to "reset" and this book has supplied that, in part, for me. This is a slightly updated (for the better) version of the original that I have listened to and shared with others over the last 20 years. Scott Peck gives the same neutral performance in this revised reading that does not distract from the message and still affords easy listening.
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- John

Always Wonderful

Have been re-reading the same copy of this book for 22 years. Now on tape, great messages!
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- Barbara

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-25-2002
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio