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Gift from the Sea (Reissue) (Paperback) by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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A modern-day classic. "Gift from the Sea is like a shell itself in its small and perfect form . . . It tells of light and life and love and the security that lies at the heart".--New York Times Book Review.



Book Synopsis



With meditations on youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude, and contentment during a brief vacation by the sea, here is Anne Morrow Lindbergh's inimitable classic.

Drawing inspiration from the the shells on the shore, Lindbergh's musings on the shape of a woman's life will bring new understanding to readers, male and family, at any stage of life. A mother of five and professional writer, she casts an unsentimental eye at the trappings of modern life that threaten to overwhelm us -- the timesaving gadgets that complicate our lives, the overcommitments that take us from our families -- and by recording her own thoughts in a brief escape from her everyday demands, she guides her readers to find a space for contemplation and creativity in their own lives.

With great wisdom and insight she describes the shifting shapes of relationships and marriage, presenting a vision of a life lived in enduring and evolving partnership. A groundbreaking work when it was first published, this book has retained its freshness as it has been rediscovered by generations of readers and is no less current today.



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Gift from the Sea is like a shell itself in its small and perfect form . . . It tells of light and life and love and the security that lies at the heart.--New York Times Book Review



About The Author



Anne Morrow Lindbergh was born in 1906. She married Charles Lindbergh in 1929 and became a noted aviator in her own right, eventually publishing several books on the subject and receiving several aviation awards. Gift from the Sea, published in 1955, earned her international acclaim. She was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, the National Women's Hall of Fame, and the Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey. Mrs. Lindbergh died in 2001 at the age of ninety-four.

Reeve Lindbergh is the author of many books for both adults and children, including the memoirs Under a Wing and No More Words.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: .4 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 130
Genre: Philosophy, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Literary
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 1991
TCIN: 11401637
UPC: 9780679732419
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-6714
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 0.4 pounds
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