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Lying awake

by Mark Salzman

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by G.K. Hall in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Carmelite Nuns -- Fiction,
    • Epileptics -- Fiction,
    • Catholics -- Fiction,
    • Visions -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMark Salzman.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesG.K. Hall large print inspirational collection
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.A4627 L95 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination183 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796544M
      ISBN 100783893957
      LC Control Number00068244

      Mark Salzman's Lying Awake is a finely wrought gem that plumbs the depths of one woman's soul, and in so doing raises salient questions about the power-and price-of erum-c.com John's cloistered life of peace and prayer has been electrified by ever more frequent visions of God's radiance, leading her toward a deep religious ecstasy. Her life and writings have become examples of devotion. A body is buried in the flowerbed at the rear of Avalon, a Georgian pile in South County Dublin that is home to Justice George Fitzsimons, his wife Lydia and their son Laurence. The corpse is that.

      The book shows in full the following cycles of work: Nightwork, Spiracle, Pitch, Lying Awake, Soot and Soul. Following the format of her earlier books, OPEN STUDIO, and FULGURITE (a blurb book,) Spahr has added a generous selection of excerpts from the erum-c.comed on: May 12, Lying Awake is the story of a Carmelite nun who has lived decades in her convent in a life expressed in loving erum-c.com she begins to experience mystical visions and a profound sense of love and union with God, she is overjoyed with the deepening of this relationship/5(13).

      Jan 01,  · Lying Awake audiobook, by Mark Salzman Mark Salzman received critical acclaim for Iron & Silk, his personal account of two years spent in China. In Lying Awake, he creates a fascinating spiritual landscape that lies behind the walls of a monastery. Readers around the world praise the beauty and originality of this novel. Sister John. Novel Visions. Reviewed by Margaret Gunning. In his brief, spare psalm of a novel, Mark Salzman probes the mind and heart of a Christian mystic with delicacy, compassion and insight. Though Lying Awake is the kind of book that can easily be read in a couple of hours, its impact reverberates like the tolling of chimes long after the final.


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Oct 09,  · This book is too beautifully written to put down and yet the central plot has only one clearcut question to be resolved. An exotic locale found in somewhere as approachable as the hills above Los Angeles invites close, thoughtful enjoyment. Lying Awake is a poetic novel that rivals the poetry of Kathleen Norris in Cloister Walk.

Highly recommended/5. Mar 16,  · LYING AWAKE is a very spare novel, yet a very luminous little book. The story is set in modern day Los Angeles and chronicles the life of a Carmelite Nun who has recently experienced ecstasies which are unexplained until it is discovered that her "migraines" (which preceed the light) are in fact the result of a condition known as "temporal-lobe epilepsy."/5().

Mar 08,  · About the Book Lying Awake: A Novel. by Mark Salzman. In a Carmelite monastery outside present-day Los Angeles, life goes on in a manner virtually unchanged for centuries. Sister John of the Cross has spent years there in the service of God.

And there, she alone experiences visions of such dazzling power and insight that she is looked upon as a. About Lying Awake. Mark Salzman’s Lying Awake is a finely wrought gem that plumbs the depths of one woman’s soul, and in so doing raises salient questions about the power-and price-of faith.

Sister John’s cloistered life of peace and prayer has been electrified by ever more frequent visions of God’s radiance, leading her toward a deep religious ecstasy. Mark Salzman's book Lying Awake won critical acclaim upon publication in Salon Magazine marveled that a successful agnostic at home amidst the cultural elite could write a book like Lying Awake, especially after struggling for six labor-intensive years to craft erum-c.com Salzman realized what made him similar to Sister John--his faith in writing, which often verges on the sacrificial and Author: Mark Salzman.

Living, Loving and Lying Awake at Night is a collection of short stories divided into two parts. The first part is a circle of related, gossipy black South African women working as domestic servants for whites/5. How does the language and style of Lying Awake differ from most contemporary writing.

In what ways do the words of nuns' prayers and Sister John's own poetry enhance the narrative. What details of daily life in the monastery help to establish the themes Salzman is exploring. Suggestions for further reading: Merele Day, Lambs of God. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Lying Awake by Mark Salzman.

Lying Awake is a work of religious fiction by Mark Salzman. First published init centers around a nun who finds out that her revelations and ecstatic visions are caused by a tumor, not God’s grace.

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Sister John's cloistered life of peace and prayer has been electrified by ever more frequent visions of God's. Later in the book, Sister John compares the hospital to her monastery and imagines how a doctor might characterize the cloistered life [p.

Is her description an accurate reflection of how most people would regard a celibate life devoted to prayer and contemplation. How does Lying Awake inspire or reinforce ideas about a religious vocation.

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