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The writing style of this book was very annoying to me.
There are no conclusions about her "mystical" experiences -- even she seems to pretty much conclude they are brain malfunctions and nothing spiritual.
I really appreciated Barbara Ehrenreich's willingness to share her personal journey in trying to grasp at some meaning in life in this very personal book.
This story autobiography held my interest until the end, though a bit repetitive in places.Published 8 days ago by Lewis P. Achen
This is one brilliant woman, but I think her reasoning sometimes carves a deep rut that she gets locked into. Read morePublished 8 days ago by M. Lang
I finally finished this book, which I had started and put down because it seemed slow getting into it. By about halfway through, I was mesmerized. By the end, I got all teary. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Mary Ann Moore
This is not worth your money. After reading 40% of the book I said uncle. I loved her other work, but this is far from it.Published 24 days ago by Kaiya
It was a pleasure to read this account of Ehrenrich's personal journey toward some kind of integration of her sense of self with the universe in which she lived. Read morePublished 24 days ago by David E. Vancil
It is always nice to read about a person's questioning of religious practices and dogma. Not preachy, just an account of one persons quest to understand. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Squam Lake
In this extraordinary memoir, the stepping of point is the revisiting adolescent musings about the nature and meaning of life addressed to an older self. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rev. Judith Kelsey-Powell
This book, for me, brings joy. It reconfirms my own life experience, goals, and reason for being. Some reviewers have mentioned that they think the writer is arrogant or that the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Weez
Science, Biology and Words, like a complicated Lego structure, squished together and melded, make this book stand out. Barbara, when you die, please share with us what happens.Published 1 month ago by Patricia Healy Sullivan