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    DescriptionTeach Us to Sit Still by Tim Parks "Riveting . . . Parks' discoveries will fascinate not only writers but all citizens of an information age steeped in and propelled by language." "--The New Yorker ""[Tim Parks'] prose is mordantly funny, self-conscious but never self-pitying, worldly but introspective, attuned to the needs of a soul that he considers thoroughly material and mortal. The result is an absorbing, at times inspiring, narrative of spiritual growth.""--Publishers Weekly, "starred review

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    Teach Us to Sit Still
    A Skeptic's Search for Health and Healing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Parks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 322
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    ISBN 13: 9781609614485
    ISBN 10: 1609614488

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: VFD
    DC21: 616.0472
    BISAC V2.8: HEA009000
    B&T Approval Code: N67180000, A67290000
    DC22: 616/.0472
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RB127 .P3676 2011
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    Publication date
    03 July 2012
    Author Information
    TIM PARKS is the author of novels, nonfiction, and essays. He has won the Somerset Maugham, Betty Trask, and Llewellyn Rhys awards and been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His works include "Destiny, Europa, Dreams of Rivers and Seas, Italian Neighbors, An Italian Education, "and "A Season with Verona."
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    "A small triumph of narrative artistry, luxuriantly written and full of bone-dry humor." The Spectator "A searingly honest, viscerally vivid, darkly comic self-examination of the connections between writing, personality and health." David Lodge "A mystery story written with extraordinary nerve and eloquence...The result is harrowing, mordant, and unforgettable." David Shields