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Spirits in the Leaves - Johnston, Jerry
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"I am not a pious man, " admits Jerry Johnston. In true stories about his life and friends -- including a few graveyard-carousing antics as a teenager; encounters with an eccentric gardener; and visits with a colorful nursing-home resident -- Johnston ably mixes comedy, suspense, and pathos in equal measure. In subtle ways Johnston also unravels the spiritual dimension that he finds undeniable in life. When poet-colleague William Stafford whispers his name into a tree in ancient Celtic fashion, or on discovering a 3,500 ...

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Spirits in the Leaves 1996, Signature Books

ISBN-13: 9781560850533

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