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A young woman, dreaming of love and yearning to know what it is, drives up to a Trappist monastery in rural Kentucky, seeking her older brother who has taken the vows of a novice. She spends seven days of unplanned contemplation interspersed with the seven prayers that punctuate the monasteryand#8217;s daily routine. Insights and recollections come and go like the ebb and flow of the tide. In her silent enclosure she asks herself who she is, what she wants, and what she believes. Anna Sun poses seemingly unanswerable questions, but like an illuminated book of hours, this sensitive and beautifully adorned novella also seems to point to where an answer might lie.

About the Author

Anna Sun is a professor at Kenyon College and a consulting editor for the Kenyon Review.

Table of Contents

Day One: Midwinter Spring

Day Two: The Moment of the Rose

Day Three: Shirt of Flame

Day Four: While the Light Fails

Day Five: The Moment of the Yew Tree

Day Six: Between Two Waves of the Sea

Day Seven: The Fire and the Rose

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781909631083
Author:
Sun, Anna
Publisher:
Sylph Editions
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20141131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 color plates
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
8.5 x 4.75 in

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