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The Narrow Door

Author : Paul Lisicky
ISBN : 9781555979218
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In The Narrow Door, Paul Lisicky creates a compelling collage of scenes and images drawn from two long-term relationships, one with a woman novelist and the other with his ex-husband, a poet. The contours of these relationships shift constantly. Denise and Paul, stretched by the demands of their writing lives, drift apart, and Paul's romance begins to falter. And the world around them is frail: environmental catastrophes like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, natural disasters like the earthquake in Haiti, and local disturbances make an unsettling backdrop to the pressing concerns of Denise's cancer diagnosis and Paul's impending breakup. Lisicky's compassionate heart and resilience seem all the stronger in the face of such searing losses. His survival--hard-won, unsentimental, authentic--proves that in turning toward loss, we embrace life.

Through The Narrow Gate

Author : Karen Armstrong
ISBN : 9780307368331
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Available in Canada for the first time since its initial publication in 1981, this is acclaimed author Karen Armstrong’s classic memoir of her life as a young woman in a convent — the precursor to the bestseller The Spiral Staircase. Through the Narrow Gate is Karen Armstrong’s intimate memoir of life inside a Catholic convent. With honesty and clarity, she explains what drove her at age seventeen to devote herself to God. Over the next seven years, she endures the difficulties of convent life — the enforced silence, the lack of friendship and family, her own guilt at not being able to stifle her voracious intelligence — and unveils the secrets of religious life during the post–Vatican II years. Through the Narrow Gate is a moving account of a young woman’s search for God and the experiences that put Karen Armstrong on her way to becoming one of the most admired and most respected interpreters of religious faith. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Particular Friendships A Convent Memoir

Author : Kathleen J. Waites
ISBN : 9781599266756
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Particular Friendships: A Convent Memoir offers a rare glimpse inside the walls of a Roman Catholic convent in the late 1960s. The young narrator arrives with gentle visions spawned by The Sound of Music, only to encounter the harshness of life in this secretive society. Her wit, compassion, and musicality foment a rebellion against rules forbidding expressions of joy and intimacy, as she struggles between allegiance to the heart and her vow of blind obedience to flawed and abusive superiors. Recently filed lawsuits against the Church suggest that the timing could not be better for an ex-nun's memoir. Part mystery, part coming of age story, this narrative seeks neither to damn nor to exonerate but to uncover the truth.

Thomas Wolfe Memoir Of A Friendship

Author : Robert Raynolds
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A Treasury Of Friendship

Author : Ralph Louis Woods
ISBN : STANFORD:36105034847306
Genre : Friendship
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The Christian S Companion In The Narrow Way

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Sermons Life Of Winter Memoirs Of John Clark A Charge To The Wife Of A Minister The Wife S Advocate Etc

Author : William Jay
ISBN : COLUMBIA:0315058123
Genre : Dissenters, Religious
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The United Irishmen

Author : Richard Robert Madden
ISBN : UCBK:C081893946
Genre : Ireland
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Memoirs Of My Youth

Author : Alphonse de Lamartine
ISBN : HARVARD:HWKMMJ
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The Poetical Works Of H W Longfellow Edited With A Critical Memoir By W M Rossetti Illustrated By E Edwards

Author : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
ISBN : BL:A0018662239
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