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Eloquent Body

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Eloquent Body explores the juxtaposition of healing and creativity both from a personal as well as medical point of view. Dawn Garisch works as a medical doctor and a writer in equal measure and advocates dialogue between our bodies and our creative selves. Her novel Trespass was nominated for the Commonwealth Prize in Africa.
Paperback, 286 pages
Published March 25th 2012 by Modjaji Books (first published March 1st 2012)
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Dec 11, 2012 added it
This is not a book easily categorised. A non-fiction book, yes. Part memoir, yes. Part medical observances, yes. Then there is poetry and musing on how we live life - both socially, politically, career-wise and in the family. What I would not call it, is a self-help book. Yet, it may help. But no, the book does not strive to solve all your life's problems. Nor will it.

Over the course of the year I have had to come to terms that my health problems are not curable. At least two of them are chroni
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A moving mediation on philosophy, health, healing, psychology travel and more by South African novelist and poet.
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