About the Author

Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams is an award winning writer known for her lyrical prose and an environmental activist. Her books include Refuge(Vintage, 1992), Leap (Vintage, 2001), and The Open Space of Democracy (The Orion Society, 2004). She is the Annie...

Customer Reviews for Finding Beauty in a Broken World

By Philip B.
Date Added: Sunday 11 March 2012
I have listened to her voice and have read one of her pieces in a creative writing class. My teen years were blessed by becoming intimate with the S. Nevada Basin Desert in a Mormon Boy Scout troop fond of survival hikes. Coming home from Danang a Buddhist gave me updated eyes to "inhale" my sorely missed vast gorgeous horizontal line. My Poetry professor loves this author. I have become a double-devotee... Well, Adyashanti helped a bit. Buddhism and Wordsmything...with my O'juzu... with her audio whispering calmness in a maelstrom. In Gassho...
By poegerl
Date Added: Monday 30 November 2009
The only thing better than reading Terry's words are listening to Terry read her own words. The depth and power of her writing is only enhanced and the emotion in her voice. An excellent abridgement of her powerful book.
By OctoberOhio
Date Added: Friday 26 July 2013
I'm writing a review without having read the book. But the few minutes I heard recorded gave me the flavor of the book. Oh! the suffering and the bones and the violence and mass murder.
Wake up, this nice lady's prose bodes well for selling books. A lovely art-healing. But to the rising enlightenment of humans, it holds us back.
The Rwandan genocide is the result of the church the dead were taken to. The church that put the males in charge. Pre-christian African women would not have allowed their men to be so stupid. Why don't we start the healing there.
By Kathy Stein
Date Added: Saturday 23 July 2011
Not my cup of tea.

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