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A book of silence

Author: Sara Maitland
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After a noisy upbringing, Maitland found herself living alone in the country and, to her surprise, falling in love with silence. She describes how she set out to explore this new love, spending periods of silence in the Sinai desert, the Scottish hills, and a remote cottage on the Isle of Skye.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maitland, Sara, 1950-
Book of silence.
Berkeley, Calif. : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2009
(OCoLC)760330077
Named Person: Sara Maitland; Sara Maitland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Maitland
ISBN: 9781582435176 1582435170 9781582436135 1582436134
OCLC Number: 308207197
Description: 311 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Growing up in a noisy world --
Forty days and forty nights --
The dark side --
Silence and the gods --
Silent places --
Desert hermits --
The bliss of solitude --
Coming home.
Responsibility: Sara Maitland.

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After a noisy upbringing, Maitland found herself living alone in the country and, to her surprise, falling in love with silence. She describes how she set out to explore this new love, spending periods of silence in the Sinai desert, the Scottish hills, and a remote cottage on the Isle of Skye.

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