Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 19, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
19 Reviews
"An absorbing chronicle of discovery" (Booklist) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each Other

Like most lives, Mary Pipherís is filled with glory and tragedy, chaos and clarity, love and abandonment. She spent her childhood in small Midwestern towns, the nurturing daughter of a doctor mother and a restless, jack-of-all-trades father. Later, as a wife, mother, and therapist, she was able to do what she most enjoyed: learn about the world and help others. But after the surprising success of Reviving Ophelia, she found herself overwhelmed by the demands on her time and attention. In 2002, Pipher experienced a meltdown. She realized that success and fame were harming her, and she began the long journey to a quieter, more meditative life that would carry her toward self-acceptance and joy.

In Seeking Peace, Pipher tells her own remarkable story, and in the process reveals fundamental truths about our individual search for happiness and love. Candid, surprising and moving, Seeking Peace offers a map for our own journey toward a more fulfilling, more joyously lived life.

  

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Review: Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World

User Review  - Heidi - Goodreads

I feel kind of bad giving just three stars to such an intimate and heartfelt book. But I felt like the title was misleading. I bought the book because I thought it was going to be about Mary Pipher's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jerry Peace - Goodreads

"Do nothing now. Be patient." Read full review

Contents

Mother
Father
Early Years
High School
From Now On Its All Gravy
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country, as well as Seeking Peace and Writing to Change the World. She lives in Nebraska.

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