Journal of a Solitude

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That is what is strange―that friends, even passionate love, are not my real life, unless there is time alone in which to explore what is happening or what has happened. In this journal, rocky depths, she says, "I hope to break through into the rough, to the matrix itself. In this, ideas―and throughout everything, daily life in New Hampshire, May Sarton writes with keen observation and emotional courage of both inner and outer worlds: a garden, her bestselling journal, the seasons, people, books, her spiritual and artistic journey.

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The House by the Sea: A Journal

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Plant Dreaming Deep

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - May sarton describes living at her eighteenth-century house in Nelson, New Hampshire―how she acquired it, how it and the garden became part of her.

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At Seventy: A Journal

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - It’s a book rich in warmth, perceptiveness and reassurance. Publishers weekly may sarton―poet, novelist, and chronicler―occupies a special place in American letters. Why is it good to be old?” she was asked at one of her lectures. Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Because, ” she said, “I am more myself than I have ever been.

Isbn13: 9780393310306. This new journal chronicles the year that began on May 3, 1982, her seventieth birthday. At her home in maine, ” reflecting on nature, friends, she savors “the experience of being alive in this beautiful place, and work. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Prolific poet and novelist, sensuous observation and record of her daily round, ‘sonatas’ as she calls them, a silky weave of reflection, author of six nonfiction books and heaped with academic honors, Sarton has fashioned her journals, into a distinctive literary form: relaxed yet shapely, with the reader made companion to her inmost thoughts.

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Recovering: A Journal

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This journal tells how she drew on that force, and how her friendships, her love of the natural world, and her growing audience of devoted readers brought light to the shadows. Isbn13: 9780393310306. Sarton's 'art of making exquisite distinctions' and her vulnerability as a human being are her timeless gifts to her readers.

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The Fur Person Gift edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. W w norton Company. Sarton’s book is one of the most beloved stories ever written about the joys and tribulations inherent in sharing one’s life with a cat. Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. 11 color illustrations Isbn13: 9780393310306.

Finally, a house materializes that does seem acceptable and so do the voices that inhabit it. In whatever may sarton writes one can hear the human heart pulsing just below the surface. Washington post book world this enchanting story and classic of cat literature is drawn from the true adventures of Tom Jones, May Sarton’s own cat.

The Fur Person Gift edition #ad - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Growing tired of his vagabond lifestyle, however, he concludes that there might be some appeal in giving up his freedom for a home. Prior to making the author’s acquaintance, he is a fiercely independent, nameless Cat About Town. It is here that he begins his transformation into a genuine Fur Person.

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Waking Up in Winter: In Search of What Really Matters at Midlife

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In the end, she not only discovers what really matters at midlife, she invites readers to join her in the inquiry process by providing thought-provoking questions designed to usher them through their own season of transformation. Offering up richardson’s most powerful teaching tool yet – her own life – Waking Up in Winter takes readers on a brave, spiritual adventure that shows us all how to live a more authentic and meaningful life.

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Silver Road: Maps, Essays and Calligraphies Tupelo Press Lineage

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In 1953, yoko ono wrote a score called "Secret Piece, " an open-ended formula for musical performance in a forest at daybreak. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780393310306. W w norton Company.

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At Eighty-Two: A Journal

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. She completed this pilgrimage through her eighty-second year a few months before she died in 1995. Tracking provided on most orders. W w norton Company. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Isbn13: 9780393316223. Isbn13: 9780393310306. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Reporting from the front lines on the author’s daily battle with a body and a mind that increasingly refuse to cooperate, At Eighty-Two captures this struggle with a simplicity, elegance and strength that is characteristic of its author and her lifetime of work.

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The Mausoleum of Lovers: Journals 1976–1991

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Los Angeles Sketchbook

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Imagine alexis de tocqueville, not as the nineteenth-century Frenchman who wrote Democracy in America, but as a twenty-first century poet and competitive swimmer from Poland who pens delightful feuilletons. Isbn13: 9780393316223. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! I still recall indelible truths from de tocqueville’s Democracy read decades ago, in the same way that I will hold dear equally rhapsodic and sardonic lines from Piotr Florczyk’s Los Angeles Sketchbook.

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