A great book about becoming an artist, Woolgathering tells of a youngster finding herself as she learns the noble vocation of woolgathering, GÇ£a worthy calling that seemed a good job for me.GÇ¥ She discoversGÇöoften at night, often in natureGÇöthe pleasures of rescuing GÇ£a fleeting thought.GÇ¥ Deeply moving, Wool- gathering calls up our own memories, as the child GÇ£glimpses and gleans, piecing together a crazy quilt of truths.GÇ¥ Smith introduces us to her tribe, GÇ£a race of cloud dwellers,GÇ¥ and to the fierce, vital pleasures of cloud watching and stargazing and wandering.
A radiant new autobiographical piece, GÇ£Two WorldsGÇ¥ (which was not in the original 1992 Hanuman edition of Woolgathering), and the authorGÇÖs photographs and illustrations are also included. Woolgathering celebrates the sacred nature of creation with SmithGÇÖs beautiful style, acclaimed as GÇ£gloriousGÇ¥ (NPR), GÇ£spellbindingGÇ¥ (Booklist), GÇ£rare and ferociousGÇ¥ (Salon), and GÇ£shockingly beautifulGÇ¥ (New York Magazine).
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