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Personal Expressions in Prose
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CROSSING THE POND, by Phyllis Loomis - an engaging and informative account of her job as cook and crew member of a small sailboat on a voyage to cross the Atlantic Ocean - along with three young men and the young owner - undertaken by her at age 79. $12.00 plus shipping.
THE FLYING BIRD BRINGS THE MESSAGE, Lessons from Life, by Mary Leue. $12.95 plue $2 shipping.
HUNGER OF MEMORY, the Education of Richard Rodriguez, by Richard Rodriguez
INDIA JOURNAL, a Pilgrimage toward the Self, $14.95 plus $2 shipping.
LOOKING FOR ONE'S SHADOW AT NOON. Volume 1 - Looking for the Self in Family and Society, $8.95 plus $2 shipping. Both volumes $15 plue $3 shipping.
LOOKING FOR ONE'S SHADOW AT NOON, Volume 2, Finding the Self in School and Community $8.95 plus $2 shipping. Both volumes $15 plue $3 shipping.
RUSHING TO EVA, a Pilgrimage in Search of the Great Mother, by Mary Leue. $14.95 plus $2 shipping, reviewed by Ann Mossop.
TRYING TO GET IT RIGHT THIS TIME, Confessions of a Survivor of a Large Family, by Mary M. Leue - a fascinating glimpse of a world that is no more, in three volumes: volume I, $10.95 (when published, all three will sell for $30 plus shipping).
TRYING TO GET IT RIGHT THIS TIME, Confessions of a Survivor of a Large Family, by Mary M. Leue, volume II, $10.95.
... and Poetry
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MEMORIES, a collection of poems by Judith Zottoli, celebrating the poet's childhood recollections of growing up on a tidewater farm on Maine's Casco Bay. $10.95 plus shipping.
SWAMP CANDLES, by Jack Barry, $10.95. A book of haikus by the author of A Hermit's Handbook, chronicling Jack's year in his tree house on his turtle island in his bear swamp. Click on the title to read a few or on the image to read Jack's Introduction.
THE WORLD'S GOIN' TO END AT LOONCHTIME: Poems of the Free School Community, volume one. $10.95 plus shipping.
SONGS OF AN EARTH FAMILY:  Peems of the Free School Community, volume two. $10.95 plus $2 shipping. Read the introduction.
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