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Weather of the Heart Selected Poems

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ISBN-10: 0877889317

ISBN-13: 9780877889311

Edition: N/A

Authors: Madeleine L'Engle

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Madeleine L'Engle bids us, in her own words, to "sit at sacrament" with her "across a strange and distant table." It is a paschal event, a meal of rememberence. Where her own hurt is cruciform, we are the more alive. When she admits arrogance in Gethsemane, we, too, remember glutting on unleavened loaves. But as she herself declares: "Never was a feast finer than this. Come, eat and drink, unfreeze and live." --Calvin Miller, author of The Singer Trilogy
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Author Madeleine L'Engle was born in New York City on November 29, 1918. She graduated from Smith College. She is best known for A Wrinkle in Time (1962), which won the 1963 Newbery Medal for best American children's book. While many of her novels blend science fiction and fantasy, she has also written a series of autobiographical books, including Two Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage, which deals with the illness and death of her husband, soap opera actor Hugh Franklin. In 2004, she received a National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush. She died on September 6, 2007 of natural causes. Since 1976, Wheaton College in Illinois has maintained a special collection of…