By Terrance Keenan
There are not any effortless solutions to be came upon, no effortless prescriptions during this attractive twenty-first century Buddhist publication. Keenan's world-his boyhood Catholicism, his alcoholism, his fight to keep up sincere relationships together with his spouse and youngsters, his paintings as a poet and librarian, his Zen practiceoffers a highway map for any reader grappling with the darkish evening of the soul.
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