Drinking the Rain
By (author) Alix Kates Shulman
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Drinking the Rain by Alix Kates Shulman
Book DescriptionA memoir of spiritualism and self-discovery from the acclaimed, award-winning author At fifty, Alix Kates Shulman, author of the celebrated feminist novel, Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen , left a city life dense with political activism, family and literary community, and went to live alone on an island off the coast of Maine. On a windswept beach, in a cabin with no plumbing, power, or telephone, she found that she was learning to live all over again. In this luminous, spirited book, she charts her subsequent path as she learned not simply the joys of meditative solitude, but to integrate her new awareness into a busy, committed, even hectic mainland life. A ten-year voyage of discovery . . . Shulman's honesty and sense of inquiry carry us with her all the way--could even, if we were willing, change our lives. San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780865476974
Paperback / softback
(208mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: North Point Press
Publisher: North Point Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alix Kates Shulman
Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, Paperback (March 2007)
Presenting a portrayal of one white, middle-class, Midwestern girl's coming-of-age, this novel takes a look at a range of experiences treated at the time as taboo but which were ultimately accepted as matters of major political significance: sexual harassment, job discrimination, the sexual double standard, rape, and others.
Red Emma Speaks, Paperback (May 1996)» View all books by Alix Kates Shulman
A collection of Goldman's speeches and writings, it attempts to show the relevance of Goldman's work and her life.
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Author Biography - Alix Kates Shulman
Alix Kates Shulman is the author of eleven books, including Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, and three other novels, two memoirs, two books on the anarchist Emma Goldman, and three children's books. She divides her time between New York City and Maine.
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