The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harma's Way

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Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
365
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.8 X 1.1 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595589866

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About the Author

Alice Walker is one of the most prolific writers of our time, known for her literary fiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple; her many volumes of poetry; and her powerful nonfiction collections, including We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For and The Chicken Chronicles (both available from The New Press). Her advocacy for the dispossessed has spanned the globe. She lives in Northern California.

Reviews

Praise for The Cushion in the Road
"Walker's compassion, courage, and humor gain strength and eloquence essay by essay. . . . Media attention will surge for this provocative collection by Walker, a revered writer of conscience."
--Booklist

"The Cushion in the Road is quintessential Alice Walker: edgy, demanding, prayerful, loving, and aware. An essential companion for those who wish to be a force for positive change in our perpetually challenging world."
--Foreword

Praise for Alice Walker
"Alice Walker is a muse for our times . . . she touches the soul, and propels us to action."
--Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!

"A lavishly gifted writer."
--The New York Times