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Seeking peace : chronicles of the worst Buddhist in the world

Author: Mary Bray Pipher
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.
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In this inspiring memoir, the author of Reviving Ophelia explores her personal search for understanding, tranquility, and respect through her work as a psychologist and seeker. "There are three kinds of secrets," Pipher says. "Those we keep from everyone, those we keep from certain people, and those we keep from ourselves. Writing this book forced me to deal with all three." After decades of exploring the lives of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mary Bray Pipher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Bray Pipher
ISBN: 9781594488610 1594488614
OCLC Number: 233547957
Description: 258 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Meltdown (2002) --
First lifetime. Bedrock ; Mother and father ; The glad game (1947-1965) ; Lost and found (1965-1977) ; Love and work (1977-1994) --
Second lifetime. Avalanche of roses (1994-2002) ; Recovery (2002-2003) ; A bigger container (2003-2007) ; Despair and self-acceptance ; Stopping for Joshua Bell ; Where I am now (2008) ; My birthday party.
Responsibility: Mary Pipher.
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In this inspiring memoir, the author of Reviving Ophelia explores her personal search for understanding, tranquility, and respect through her work as a psychologist and seeker. "There are three kinds of secrets," Pipher says. "Those we keep from everyone, those we keep from certain people, and those we keep from ourselves. Writing this book forced me to deal with all three." After decades of exploring the lives of others through her writing and therapy, Pipher turns her attention to herself--culling insights from her own life to highlight the importance of the journey, not just the destination. She tells her own remarkable story, and in the process reveals truths about our search for happiness and love. While her story is unique, the basic map and milestones are universal--reflecting on her life in a way that allows readers to reimagine theirs.--From publisher description.

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