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Benjamin Hoff (born 1946) is the author of several books on Taoism, including his bestselling The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet. Hoff grew up in Sylvan, Oregon, where he acquired a fondness of the natural world that has been highly influential in his writing.
A graduate of Evergreen State College, Hoff obtained a B.A. in Asian Art in 1973. Prior to his career in writing, he worked as a tree pruner, antiques restorer, hospital orderly, investigative reporter, photojournalist, recording musician, singer, and songwriter. In his spare time, he practices Taoist yoga and T'ai Chi Ch'uan.
- 1981 The Way to Life (Weatherhill)
- 1982 The Tao of Pooh (Dutton)
- 1986 The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow (Houghton Mifflin)
- 1993 The Te of Piglet (Dutton)
- 2002 The House on the Point (Minotaur Books)
Source: Contemporary Authors Online, Thomson Gale, 2004.
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