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When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice


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ISBN13: 9781250024114
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My favorite book this year! When I reached the last page, I immediately turned back to page one and started all over again.
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A visit to pages written by Terry Tempest Williams always surprises, delights and informs me in the most delicious ways. This small work did not disappoint. Now I have read three times, written in the journal based on her content which stirred and moved my spirit. Another wonderful work of thoughtful composition by an outstanding author of this time.
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Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
Williams, Terry Tempest
Williams, Terry Tempest
Picador USA
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Product details 256 pages Picador USA - English 9781250024114 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Brilliant, meditative, and full of surprises, wisdom, and wonder."
"Review" by , "Williams displays a Whitmanesque embrace of the world and its contradictions....As the pages accumulate, her voice grows in majesty and power until it become a full-fledged aria."
"Review" by , "Williams is the kind of writer who makes a reader feel that [her] voice might also, one day, be heard....She cancels out isolation: Connections are woven as you sit in your chair reading — between you and the place you live, between you and other readers, you and the writer. Without knowing how it happened, your sense of home is deepened."
"Review" by , "Time, experience, and uncanny coincidence spiral through these pages....When Women Were Birds is an extraordinary echo chamber in which lessons about voice — passed along from mother, to daughter, and now to us — will reverberate differently in each inner ear."
"Review" by , "In some ways When Women Were Birds functions as a detective story, an attempt to solve a mystery. But its also a realization that often there are no answers…there's only the present."
"Review" by , "A lyrical, timeless book that rewards quiet, attentive reading — a rare thing."
"Review" by , "At some point I realized I was reading every page twice trying to memorize each insight, each bit of hard-won wisdom. Then I realized I could keep it on my bedside table and read it every night."
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