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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 818. May
Author: May, Katherine
Title: Wintering
Remainder of title: the power of rest and retreat in difficult times /
Summary, etc. note: "An intimate, revelatory book exploring the ways we can care for and repair ourselves when life knocks us down. Sometimes you slip through the cracks: unforeseen circumstances like an abrupt illness, the death of a loved one, a break up, or a job loss can derail a life. These periods of dislocation can be lonely and unexpected. For May, her husband fell ill, her son stopped attending school, and her own medical issues led her to leave a demanding job. Wintering explores how she not only endured this painful time, but embraced the singular opportunities it offered. A moving personal narrative shot through with lessons from literature, mythology, and the natural world, May's story offers instruction on the transformative power of rest and retreat. Illumination emerges from many sources: solstice celebrations and dormice hibernation, C.S. Lewis and Sylvia Plath, swimming in icy waters and sailing Arctic seas. Ultimately Wintering invites us to change how we relate to our own fallow times. May models an active acceptance of sadness and finds nourishment in deep retreat, joy in the hushed beauty of winter, and encouragement in understanding life as cyclical, not linear. A secular mystic, May forms a guiding philosophy for transforming the hardships that arise before the ushering in of a new season"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780593189481
: (ebook)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780593189481
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: BJ1499.R4
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 818/.603
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Katherine May.
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: Riverhead Books/ Penguin Random House LLC
Projected publication date: 2012
: New York :
: Riverhead Books,
: 2020.
Extent: 241 Pages; 22 cm.
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: computer
: n
: rdacarrier
: online resource
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 3/5/21
Purchase price: 24.00
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Subject: Rest.
Subject: Self-acceptance.
Subject: Nature, Healing power of.
Main entry heading: May, Katherine.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.
Display text: Print version:
Title: Wintering
Record control number: (DLC) 2020001772
International Standard Book Number: 9780593189481
: acquire
: ecip ebook
: policy default
: ecip ebook 2020-03-11
: LC online resource
: 2020-03-11

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