2 edition of Search for solitude found in the catalog.
Search for solitude
United States. Forest Service.
by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington
Written in English
|Series||United States. Dept. of Agriculture. PA-, 942, Program aid (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 942.|
|LC Classifications||S21 .A856 no. 942|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||70609161|
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One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendiá family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad and alive with unforgettable men and women—brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul—this novel is a masterpiece in Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. A microcosm of Columbian life, its secrets lie hidden, encoded in a book, and only Aureliano Buendia can fathom its mysteries and reveal its shrouded destiny. Blending political reality with magic realism, fantasy and comic invention, One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of the most daringly original works of the twentieth century.
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Thomas Merton, legendary Trappist monk and Kentucky mystic, published this book ina curated collection of sayings and stories about the desert hermits of the fourth and fifth centuries. He asks why one might abscond to the desert to live in solitude. He asks what salvation might look like.
He asks how we might refashion the world. The book is impressively balanced: it sees that loneliness, in the sense of Vincent’s “solitude”, can be the price one pays for creativity.
Loneliness can be restorative as well as Author: Terry Eagleton. “One Hundred Years of Solitude” is a novel published by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in It is considered to be one of his best works.
The plot is based on a hundred years history of a made up town called Macondo. We live the history of the town through seven generations of the family Buendia. Advanced Search Sample Solitude. In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World Shale's reading delivers lots of information clearly as Harris discusses technological developments that threaten our solitude today.
While much of Harris's book is critical of those developments, Shale also captures Harris's humor and occasional indignance.A Search for Solitude Pursuing the Monk's True Life. Merton, Thomas. Book - | 1st ed.Condition means everything in a book's value. A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much.
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