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Returning by Dan Wakefield


Returning by Dan Wakefield
Apr 30, 1997 | 272 Pages
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    Apr 30, 1997 | 272 Pages

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One of the most important memoirs of the spirit that I’ve ever read. –Bill Moyers

“A grippingly honest account of how one man succeeded in filling the emptiness at the core of his soul.” –Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

“A therapeutic act of reinterpreting the past in a spirit of forgiveness and gratitude.”–David Toolan, The New York Times Book Review

“A moving, powerful account; I loved reading it and often recommend it to my students.”–Elaine Pagels, professor of religion at Princeton University; author of The Gnostic Gospels and The Origin of Satan

Returning is the book in which Wakefield speaks most directly about the physical and mental desperation that sent him back to his faith. And it turns out to be not only the best of his books about his spiritual journey but the best book he has written. A vivid memorable description . . . it traces the forces that formed him as a writer and intellectual.”–Leonard Kriegel, The Nation

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