The Seven Storey Mountain (Hardcover)

Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition

By Thomas Merton

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780151004133, 496pp.

Publication Date: October 4, 1998

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/4/1999)

List Price: 35.00*
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This beautifully produced commemorative edition includes an account of the book’s original publication by Merton’s editor, Robert Giroux, an Introduction by Merton’s biographer, Father William Shannon, and Merton’s own Introduction to the Japanese edition.

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was born in France and came to live in the United States at the age of 24. He received several awards recognizing his contribution to religious study and contemplation, including the Pax Medal in 1963, and remained a devoted spiritualist and a tireless advocate for social justice until his death in 1968. The Sign of Jonas was originally published in 1953.

Praise For The Seven Storey Mountain: Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition

"Without a life of the spirit our whole existence becomes unsubstantial and illusory.-Thomas Merton