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On the solitary life

Guigo I Prior of the Grande Chartreuse

On the solitary life

by Guigo I Prior of the Grande Chartreuse

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Published by Banyan Press in Pawlet, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monastic and religious life.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGuigo ; translated [from the Latin] by Thomas Merton.
    ContributionsMerton, Thomas, 1915-1968.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2435 .G8413
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4598495M
    LC Control Number77361252

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About the Book. Finalist for the National Book Award in Nonfiction. Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement—in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana—all for a crime he did not commit.

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