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Secrets of A Nun

Upton, Elizabeth

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ISBN 10: 0688041876 / ISBN 13: 9780688041878
Editorial: William Morrow and Co., New York, 1985
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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261pgs,clean,tight, no marks, DJ has several tears, wrinkled at base and top edges Story of Authors journey from a nun to free woman, SIGNED AND INNSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on pre-title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 000353

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Título: Secrets of A Nun

Editorial: William Morrow and Co., New York

Año de publicación: 1985

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fair

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition.

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"Secrets of a Nun" is an uncompromisingly honest and deeply moving look into one woman's soul. At the age of fifteen, Elizabeth, a talented athlete, gives up her dreams of competing in the Olympics to become a nun. Separating from her mother and twin sister, she leaves her friends and her familiar world behind in order to pursue a saintly life. But she finds herself unprepared for what lies ahead. While her cloistered life commences as a profound spiritual and emotional journey, personal disenchantment takes root, and slowly grows over the next twenty years. Elizabeth recoils against the restrictive atmosphere of convent life. She struggles with conflicting emotions, until a forbidden love affair forces her to come to grips with her needs as a woman. Over the course of striving to find her real self, she ultimately feels compelled to leave the Order. This fascinating account of courage and passion is inspired by a true story. It will at once shock you and bring a smile to your face as you follow the course of a young woman's obsession to become a spiritual seeker-an obsession that, over time, transforms into a deeply felt desire for personal liberation.

About the Author:

Majoring in psychology, Elizabeth received a B.A. from Syracuse University and an M.A. from Chapman University majoring in educational psychology with credentials in college counseling, administration and teaching. She has advanced credentials in clinical hypnosis and had worked with doctors involved with heart transplant patients.

Her work experience includes public and private human services. She has been a director of a drug center and served as a probation officer with criminally incarcerated youth and with troubled families and children.

Currently, Elizabeth is a spiritual and personal fitness mentor and teaches creative writing. She is a Bishop in the Madonna Ministry, which includes programs for global peace, non-violence, elder abuse and environmental protection. She and her husband live in Santa Barbara, Ca.

Elizabeth has written three other books, A Return To Spiritual Innocence: Happiness and Wisdom In Times Of Uncertainty. The Woman's Book Of Comfort And Strength, and Spiritual Fitness For The Heart.

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