SUICIDE: How often we hear that word in the news! Does suicide solve any problem? Suicide's soul: "utmost loneliness." (p. 30); What is the purpose of earthlife? (p. 85); What is the cosmic source of child? (p. 63); Who are the tempters of man? (p. 66); What are their aims? (p. 67); Who are their human helpers? (p. 71); Can man become SUBhuman? (p. 78); "A BOOK EVERY HUMAN BEING SHOULD READ & STUDY." Paul E. Chu, the author: third generation American, Chinese parentage. Born in Hawaii, family dates back there 115 years. Has B.A., M.A. from Columbia University. Major: chemical engineering; minors: mathematics, physics, chemistry. Professional experience: research chemist, statistician, spectroscopist, businessman, inventor, lecturer, author. After studying works of Dr. Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) nearly 40 years, in 1972 he published LIFE BEFORE BIRTH, LIFE ON EARTH, LIFE AFTER DEATH. Readers exclaim: "a fabulous book;" "a lifework;" "The book that needed to be written;" "an achievement:" "can hardly put it down:" "reads as smoothly as a novel;" "a synthesis;" "shows tremendous amount of research, years of effort to so clearly pinpoint questions which are in minds of so many today." TRAGEDY/PURPOSE: sequel to that book. Available through publisher: (201-567-5524) paper $10 plus $1.50 P&H LIFE BEFORE BIRTH: $5. Standard trade discounts.Chu, Paul E. is the author of 'Tragedy of Suicide/the Purpose of Earth Life', published 1992 under ISBN 9780931610059 and ISBN 0931610052.