Season of the Body: Essays

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Sarabande Books, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 209 pages
A memoir in essay form, with the body as its central reference point.
 

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

These beautifully written essays moved me deeply, and haunt the reader with Miller's sense of loss over her two ecotopic pregnancies and flawed, sometimes broken, relationships. The loss is not the whole story, Miller writes of joys as well and of her sense of balance and being in her body. Read full review

SEASON OF THE BODY: Essays

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Bellingham Review editor Miller's debut essays are elegant examples of life considered not theatrically or oppressively, but as a glistening, sensuous, and respectful tracking of intentions and acts ... Read full review

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Contents

Body Language
3
Needlepoint
11
The Names
21
A Dharma Name
33
Basha Leah
37
Next Year in Jerusalem
57
How to Meditate
75
A Thousand Buddhas
87
A Brief History of Sex
129
Prologue to a Sad Spring
137
The Date
141
Grape Hyacinths
153
Time With Children
155
A Field Guide to the Desert
165
Gourd
171
Kimono
173

Sean Falling
99
Split
107
Artifacts
111
Infant Ward
117
Season of the Body
189
EPILOGUE
199
The Author
209
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