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Lives We Carry with Us: Profiles of Moral Courage

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Lives We Carry with Us gathers together for the first time a diverse cross section of Coles’s profiles, originally published in our premier magazines over the span of five decades but never before collected in book form. Depicting the famous, the lesser known, and the unknown, the profiles here include portraits of James Agee, Dorothy Day, Erik Erikson, Dorothea Lange, Wal ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 10th 2010 by New Press, The (first published August 3rd 2010)
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Barbara P
This book was recommended to me by a Pilgrim and I could easily find it in the PP library. Coles gives a different kind of Bio on thirteen people. Each bio is only five to six pages so he highlites more of their personalities, turning points in their lives and the courage they had in carving out their place in a particular specialty. The brevity of the bio's was a bit disappointing and yet I picked up some inside
traits and happenings that I had not gotten in other bios about these people. I part
profiles of modern courage - philosophers, writers, doctors, children, etc.
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Child psychiatrist, author, Harvard professor.

Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry and medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, and the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College.
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