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One Long River Of Song

One Long River Of Song (eBook)

Notes On Wonder

de Brian Doyle 

idioma: Inglês
Editor: LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY
Edição ou reimpressão: dezembro de 2019
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A playful and moving book of essays by a "e;born storyteller"e; (Seattle Times) who invites us into the miraculous and transcendent moments of the everydayWhen Brian Doyle passed away at the age of sixty after a bout with brain cancer, he left behind a cult-like following of devoted readers who regard his writing as one of the best-kept secrets of the twenty-first century. Doyle writes with a delightful sense of wonder about the sanctity of everyday things, and about love and connection in all their forms: spiritual love, brotherly love, romantic love, and even the love of a nine-foot sturgeon.At a moment when the world can sometimes feel darker than ever, Doyle's writing, which constantly evokes the humor and even bliss that life affords, is a balm. His essays manage to find, again and again, exquisite beauty in the quotidian, whether it's the awe of a child the first time she hears a river, or a husband's whiskers that a grieving widow misses seeing in her sink every morning. Through Doyle's eyes, nothing is dull. David James Duncan sums up Doyle's sensibilities best in his introduction to the collection: "e;Brian Doyle lived the pleasure of bearing daily witness to quiet glories hidden in people, places and creatures of little or no size, renown, or commercial value, and he brought inimitably playful or soaring or aching or heartfelt language to his tellings."e; A life's work, One Long River of Song invites readers to experience joy and wonder in ordinary moments that become, under Doyle's rapturous and exuberant gaze, extraordinary.

One Long River Of Song
Notes On Wonder
ISBN: 9780316492874 Ano de edição ou reimpressão: 12-2019 Editor: LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY Idioma: Inglês Páginas: 272 Tipo de Produto: eBook Formato: ePUB i Classificação Temática: eBooks  >  eBooks em Inglês  >  Literatura  >  Ensaios

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