Broken Open

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Random House Audio | Dec 30, 2008 | 720 Minutes | ISBN 9780739384749

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    Villard | Jun 14, 2005 | 352 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780375759918

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    Villard | Oct 30, 2008 | ISBN 9781588361592

  • Audiobook Download$22.50

    Random House Audio | Dec 30, 2008 | 720 Minutes | ISBN 9780739384749

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"A most extraordinary book…Lesser is a brilliantly gifted writer."
—Caroline Myss, author of Sacred Contracts and Anatomy of the Spirit

"Elizabeth Lesser bravely and beautifully explores one of the most compelling questions of life: How do we emerge from suffering and challenge with real, encompassing wisdom and love? Broken Open is personal, pragmatic, and enlightening."
—Sharon Salzberg, author of Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience

"Rich in food for philosophical mastication, and sparkling in their stylistic clarity, the true-life stories in Broken Open are both entertaining and enlightening."
—Tom Robbins, author of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Still Life with Woodpecker, and Villa Incognito

"Insightful reflections…Reminiscent of Rachel Naomi Remen’s books (e.g. Kitchen Table Wisdom), the book is gentle in tone without falling into sentimentality an clear without being dogmatic or simplistic."
—Library Journal

"Never again will a painful experience break me down. Instead, I’ll use Elizabeth’s book to help me bread open into greater strength, acceptance, and awakening."
—Jane Fonda, actress, activist, and author of My Life So Far
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