Fifty Days of Solitude

Fifty Days of Solitude

Book - 1994
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Faced with a rare opportunity to experiment with solitude, Doris Grumbach decided to live in her coastal Maine home without speaking to anyone for fifty days. The result is a beautiful meditation about what it means to write, to be alone, and to come to terms with mortality.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c1994.
ISBN: 9780807070611
0807070610
9780807070604
0807070602
Branch Call Number: 818.5403
Characteristics: 114 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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2314Ben
Oct 12, 2014

Decent quick read.
Reminded me a bit of Tuesday's With Morrie, and a bit of Walden.
Really focused on art, and writing, with not much mentioned toward the book itself (which was unexpected).
More a summary of observations during solitude, recording things and deliveries from family and friends.

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