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Rough beauty

Karen Auvinen

Rough beauty

forty seasons of mountain living

by Karen Auvinen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solitude,
  • Mountain life,
  • American Authors,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    A memoir by an award-winning poet describes her retreats to a primitive mountain cabin to write in solitude and find answers to life"s big questions, describing how a fire forced her to reconcile her conflicting needs for isolation and community.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Auvinen ; watercolor illustrations by Greg Marquez
    ContributionsMarquez, Greg, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.A927 A3 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 303 pages
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26961947M
    ISBN 101501152289
    ISBN 109781501152283
    OCLC/WorldCa1037952003


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