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Healing: A Woman's Journey from Doctor to Nun
     

Healing: A Woman's Journey from Doctor to Nun

by Dang Nghiem, Thich Nhat Hanh (Foreword by)
 

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This extraordinary story takes the reader from the rice fields of Vietnam to the peaceful surrounding of Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery in Plum Village. Healing traces a young woman’s path from an abusive childhood in a war-torn Vietnam, to a promising career as a medical doctor and poet, to finally finding true happiness as a nun. With humor,

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This extraordinary story takes the reader from the rice fields of Vietnam to the peaceful surrounding of Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery in Plum Village. Healing traces a young woman’s path from an abusive childhood in a war-torn Vietnam, to a promising career as a medical doctor and poet, to finally finding true happiness as a nun. With humor, insight, and an irrepressible sense of joy, Sister Dang Nghiem story demonstrates how one woman’s unique path can provide clarity and guidance for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888375961
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
694,079
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Born in 1968, during a turbulent time of the Viet Nam War, Sister Dang Nghiem graduated from a prestigious medical school and was a practicing doctor at UCSF medical hospital. She is a nun in the community of Thich Nhat Hanh and currently resides at Deer Park monastery near San Diego, CA.

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