[PDF] Download ↠ A Geometry of Lilies | by ☆ Steven Harvey

By Steven Harvey | Comments: ( 369 ) | Date: ( Dec 09, 2019 )

Steven Harvey believes Thoreau was wrong when he called on us to simplify our lives According to Harvey, life lived as part of a family can never be simple as a glance at the jottings and crosshatchings of the kitchen calendar reminds us yet it offers a route to reality and teaches essential lessons about passion, growth, and loss In this collection of honest, eloqueSteven Harvey believes Thoreau was wrong when he called on us to simplify our lives According to Harvey, life lived as part of a family can never be simple as a glance at the jottings and crosshatchings of the kitchen calendar reminds us yet it offers a route to reality and teaches essential lessons about passion, growth, and loss In this collection of honest, eloquent essays, Harvey delves into the richness and wonder of life in a nuclear family cut adrift from history and tradition From the babble of babies to the idiosyncratic furnishings of a summer cottage, from a wrestling match with children on the bedroom rug to a daughter s role in a community play, Harvey records the struggle of one family to create its own rituals and myths He also deals with the longings, fears, and temptations that color life in an American family While acknowledging simplicity as an American ideal, he believes that families make our simple lives messy and therefore real Twice honored in the Associate Writing Program s nonfiction contest, this volume of luminous essays reveals the paradox that is the core of family life Every mother is a daughter and every father a son A daughter leaves home as she becomes the apple of her parents eyes, and a son grows into manhood by walking away from the father he resembles each passing day Harvey suggests that we take on and shed such roles with apparent ease, living according to a hidden geometry, and like the seemingly simple lily, our families are complex webs of beautiful, living matter.


  • Title: A Geometry of Lilies
  • Author: Steven Harvey
  • ISBN: 9780872498952
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Hardcover

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Steven Harvey

Steven Harvey Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the A Geometry of Lilies book, this is one of the most wanted Steven Harvey author readers around the world.



Comments A Geometry of Lilies

  • Sarah Wells

    down to earth essays that make you appreciate family life, the small, seemingly insignificant pieces and parts that make up the every day. Not only is Steve Harvey a great essayist, he is also a great human being.


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