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The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong
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Aug 12, 2010

it was amazing
Read in December, 2009

Karen Armstrong left her order (she was a nun) and had to reconnect with secular society. (In 1969 and never heard of the Beatles. I consider it one of my favorites - it represents issues of autistic children, autism, and much about the relationship between religion and spirituality. It has "essay elements" which means it is not for the "story purist."

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Heather Cariou Are you ever going to read "Sixtyfive Roses: A Sister's Memoir" ?!


Linda I loved Karen's book--well written prose also works as a way to deliver a more internalized story with a lot of reflection.

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