Field Guide to Luck

Field Guide to Luck

How to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and Superstitions

Book - 2008
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Random House, Inc.
Take Control of Your Destiny!

From the good luck provided by shamrocks, rabbits’s feet, and horseshoes to the misfortune caused by broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors, our lives are filled with signs and superstitions that guide our destiny and influence our fate.

Fortunately, Field Guide to Luck can help you recognize dozens of influential charms, dates, sayings, and symbols wherever you encounter them. Learn what objects are on your side, which practices are best avoided, and where these curious beliefs come from. This indispensable guide reveals their fascinating origins and offers tips for putting them into practice. With Lady Luck on your side and a lucky penny in your pocket, you’re sure to lead a charmed life!

Baker & Taylor
Presents the origins and cultural context of some popular superstitions, charms, and signs, including interesting trivia and information on talismans and symbols from around the world.

Hachette Book Group
Take Control of Your Destiny!
 
From the good luck provided by shamrocks, rabbits’s feet, and horseshoes to the misfortune caused by broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors, our lives are filled with signs and superstitions that guide our destiny and influence our fate.
 
Fortunately, Field Guide to Luck can help you recognize dozens of influential charms, dates, sayings, and symbols wherever you encounter them. Learn what objects are on your side, which practices are best avoided, and where these curious beliefs come from. This indispensable guide reveals their fascinating origins and offers tips for putting them into practice. With Lady Luck on your side and a lucky penny in your pocket, you’re sure to lead a charmed life!

Publisher: Philadelphia : Quirk Books, c2008
ISBN: 9781594742170
Characteristics: vi, 248 p., [48] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 15 cm
Alternative Title: Luck

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