In this collection of deeply moving, true stories, Dr. Remen reminds listeners that the things that ultimately enrich life are the things that cannot be measured. Abridged. 3 CDs.
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"Sitting around the table telling stories is not just a way of passing time," writes Rachel Naomi Remen in her introduction to Kitchen Table Wisdom. "It is the way wisdom gets passed along. The stuff that helps us live a life worth remembering." Remen, a physician, therapist, professor of medicine, and long-term survivor of chronic illness, is also a down-home storyteller. Reading this collection of real-life parables feels like a late-night kitchen session with a best friend, munching on leftovers while listening to the good-as-gossip stories of everyday heroes and archetype villains. Every story guides us like a life compass, showing us what's good and lasting about ourselves as well as humanity.About the Author:
Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. has been counseling those with chronic and terminal illness for more than twenty years. She is cofounder and medical director of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program in Bolinas, California, and is currently clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine.
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Book Description Thorndike Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-049-X0-2970702
Book Description Thorndike Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11078389340X