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

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

Alice Walker


This lovely assortment gathers Alice Walker’s wide-ranging meditations—many of them formerly unpublished—on our intertwined own, religious, and political destinies. For the thousands of her dedicated enthusiasts, and for readers of Walker’s bestselling 2006 ebook, We Are those we've got Been ready For, here's a fresh "gift of phrases" that invitations readers on a trip of political awakening and non secular insight.

The Cushion within the Road unearths the Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist, poet, essayist, and activist on the top of her literary powers, sharing clean vantages and a deepening engagement with our international. Walker writes that "we are past a inflexible class of colour, intercourse, or spirituality if we're actually alive," and the items in The Cushion within the Road illustrate this concept fantastically. vacationing issues she has addressed all through her career—including racism, Africa, Palestinian team spirit, and Cuba—as good as addressing emergent matters, akin to the presidency of Barack Obama on health and wellbeing care, Walker explores her conflicting impulses to retreat into internal contemplation and to stay deeply engaged with the world.

Rich with humor and knowledge, and proficient through Walker’s particular eye for the main points of human and traditional adventure, The Cushion within the Road will please longtime Walker fanatics in addition to people who are new to her work.

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