The Seven Storey Mountain
Thomas Merton
Harvest Books (1999)
In Collection
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Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Merton, Thomas, Religion / Christian Life / General, Religion / Monasticism, Trappists - United States
Paperback 9780156010863
English
A modern-day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is one of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century. This edition contains an introduction by Merton's editor, Robert Giroux, and a note to the reader by biographer William H. Shannon. It tells of the growing restlessness of a brilliant and passionate young man whose search for peace and faith leads him, at the age of twenty-six, to take vows in one of the most demanding Catholic orders--the Trappist monks. At the Abbey of Gethsemani, "the four walls of my new freedom," Thomas Merton struggles to withdraw from the world, but only after he has fully immersed himself in it. The Seven Storey Mountain has been a favorite of readers ranging from Graham Greene to Claire Booth Luce, Eldridge Cleaver, and Frank McCourt. And, in the half-century since its original publication, this timeless spiritual tome has been published in over twenty languages and has touched millions of lives.

Product Details
LoC Classification BX4705.M542 .A3
Dewey 271.125 MER
Cover Price $16.00
No. of Pages 496
Height x Width 7.7 x 5.2  inch
Personal Details
Due Date 12/15/2014
Loan Notes Checked 11/20/14 - not in library
Overdue Yes
Read It Yes
Quantity 2
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