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A 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 Details

ISBN: 9780865476974
ISBN-10: 0865476977
Format: 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

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Author Biography - Alix Kates Shulman

Alix Kates Shulman is the author of more than a dozen books, including Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen and other novels, memoirs, two books on the anarchist Emma Goldman, and children's books. She divides her time between New York City and Maine.

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