Teach Us to Sit Still

Teach Us to Sit Still

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by Tim Parks
     
 

Teach Us to Sit Still by Tim Parks

"Riveting . . . Parks' discoveries will fascinate not only writers but all citizens of an information age steeped in and propelled by language."
—The New Yorker

"[Tim Parks'] prose is mordantly funny, self-conscious but never self-pitying, worldly but introspective, attuned to the needs of a

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Teach Us to Sit Still by Tim Parks

"Riveting . . . Parks' discoveries will fascinate not only writers but all citizens of an information age steeped in and propelled by language."
—The New Yorker

"[Tim Parks'] prose is mordantly funny, self-conscious but never self-pitying, worldly but introspective, attuned to the needs of a soul that he considers thoroughly material and mortal. The result is an absorbing, at times inspiring, narrative of spiritual growth."
—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609614485
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/03/2012
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
667,883
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

TIM PARKS is the author of novels, nonfiction, and essays. He has won the Somerset Maugham, Betty Trask, and Llewellyn Rhys awards and been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His works include Destiny, Europa, Dreams of Rivers and Seas, Italian Neighbors, An Italian Education, and A Season with Verona.

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