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Almost Everything: Notes on Hope

  • Anne Lamott
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  • ISBN-10: 198482760X
  • ISBN-13: 9781984827609
  • DDC: 170
  • Shipping Weight: .45 lbs ( .20 kgs)
  • 256 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released October 2018

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"I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen," Anne Lamott admits at the beginning of Almost Everything. Despair and uncertainty surround us: in the news, in our families, and in ourselves. But even when life is at its bleakest--when we are, as she puts it, "doomed, stunned, exhausted, and over-caffeinated"--the seeds of rejuvenation are at hand. "All truth is paradox," Lamott writes, "and this turns out to be a reason for hope. If you arrive at a place in life that is miserable, it will change." That is the time when we must pledge not to give up but "to do what Wendell Berry wrote: 'Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts.'"