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Woman Alone: A Farmhouse Journal
The sensitive and introspective observations of a poet as she seeks comfort and sustenance at her family farmhouse, where natural beauty and the orderly progression of the seasons help her cope with a recent divorce, her aging parents’ suffering, and the problems of adolescent children. The isolation of the farmhouse provides her with time to ponder the new life she plans ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 1st 1989 by Paul S. Eriksson
(first published October 1989)
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I read diaries in order to understand the human condition, to figure out who I am. There is comfort in knowing others go through the same trials and tribulations. Seen through the freshness of others eyes the common can become beautiful. There are often gifts of discovery about books, music, a different way of life. I found this book to meet all these criteria. If you enjoy the journals of May Sarton you will enjoy this diary as well or perhaps even more.