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Bare-Bones Meditation: Waking Up from the Story of My Life

Authors: Tollifson, Joan
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Harmony/Rodale, Harmony Rodale
BISAC/Subject: OCC019000, OCC010000, BIO031000
ISBN: 9780307554512, Related ISBNs: 0307554511, 0517887924, 9780307554512, 9780517887929
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 260,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Born with only one hand, Joan Tollifson grows up feeling different, finds identity as a bisexual lesbian and a disability rights activist, but also sinks into drug addiction and alcoholism. She embraces Zen Buddhism and then a very bare-bones spirituality that has no form. Bare-Bones Meditation reveals the inner process of the mind in a new way, and Tollifson's account is beautifully written--intense and from the heart.

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