Fifty Days of Solitude

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Fifty Days of Solitude

By Doris Grumbach

Beacon Press, Paperback, 9780807070611, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 14, 2008

Description

A New York Times Notable Book

Faced with a rare opportunity to experiment with solitude, Doris Grumbach decided to live in her coastal Maine home without speaking to anyone for fifty days. The result is a beautiful meditation about what it means to write, to be alone, and to come to terms with mortality.

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