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The Force of Spirit

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Scott Russell Sanders reveals how the pressure of the sacred breaks through the surfaces of ordinary life-a life devoted to grown-up children and aging parents, the craft of writing, and the natural world. Whether writing to his daughter and his son as each prepares to get married, or describing an encounter with a red-tailed hawk in whose form he glimpses his dead father,...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 18th 2001 by Beacon Press
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Absolutely one of my favorite books of non-fiction. Sanders' smooth, spare prose and magical use of metaphor made me truly see the kind of person he is, and see the things he celebrates, worries about, or that simply keep him alert.
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Scott Russell Sanders is an American novelist and essayist.
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