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delights of life.

V. Raymond Edman

delights of life.

by V. Raymond Edman

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Published by Van Kampen Press in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devotional literature.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4832 .E36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6157161M
    LC Control Number54011370
    OCLC/WorldCa5179468

    The Book of Delights is about our shared bonds, and the rewards that come from a life closely observed. These remarkable pieces serve as a powerful and necessary reminder that we can, and should, stake out a space in our lives for delight. Ross Gay’s THE BOOK OF DELIGHTS is a genre-defying book of essays some as short as a paragraph, some as long as five pages that records the small joys that occurred in one year, from birthday to birthday, and that we often overlook in our busy lives. His is a meditation on delight that takes a clear-eyed view of the complexities, even the terrors, in his life, including living in.

      Ross Gay spent a year writing daily essays about things that delight him. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Gay about some of the essays included in his new book, The Book of Delights.   The Book of Delights: Poet and Gardener Ross Gay’s Yearlong Experiment in Willful Gladness “The more you study delight, the more delight there is to study I felt my life to be more full of delight. Not without sorrow or fear or pain or loss. But more full of delight.” By Maria Popova.

      A project undertaken by Pennsylvania native Ross Gay, “The Book of Delights” is a collection of essays, one for nearly every day of a year in his life, centered on a different “delight.” Some of the essays — at which I’d glanced before throwing the book across the room where it collided with my dresser — are self-explanatory. Title: I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life By: Anne Bogel Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Baker Books Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 9 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW


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