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Islands, the universe, home

  • 196 Pages
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Viking , New York, N.Y., U.S.A
StatementGretel Ehrlich
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.H72 I8 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 196 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566232M
ISBN 100670821616
LC Control Number91050154

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She tells of a voyage of discovery in northern Japan, where she finds her “bridge to heaven.”. A transplanted Californian, Ehrlich chronicles life on her Wyoming ranch—training horses, doctoring calves, and irrigating fields—as she seeks emotional lessons in the daily unfolding of nature's wisdom.

Exploring Islands themes as home and isolation, birth and death, and order and chaos, she returns repeatedly to the concept of paradox. Islands, the Universe, Home, by Gretel Ehrlich My friend Laura recommended Ehrlich’s work to me, and I enjoyed Ehrlich’s novel, Heart Mountain.

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