My grandfather's blessings: stories of strength, refuge, and belonging

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Riverhead Books, Apr 1, 2001 - Religion - 380 pages
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From the bestselling author of "Kitchen Table Wisdom" comes a book that will wrap the warmth of a wise grandfather's love and the blessings of life around every reader. As a small child, Remen sat at the feet of her grandfather, an orthodox rabbi and scholar of the kabbalah, and learned the secret of life that she now shares: that love and blessings given to others heals our loneliness, unhappiness, and in fact all our wounds.

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I'm only half-way, page 150, but it's due back to the library. I do want to come back and finish it, but I'm in no hurry. Written by an emotional optimist whose day job is an oncologist, this book has ... Read full review

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I love both of Rachel's books. We are reading them for book club this month and I am so excited about them. Read full review


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Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., is co-founder and medical director of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program, and clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of California at San Francisco.

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