Leap

Leap (Paperback)

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Description


With Leap, Terry Tempest Williams, award-winning author of Refuge, offers a sustained meditation on passion, faith, and creativity-based upon her transcendental encounter with Hieronymus Bosch's medieval masterpiece The Garden of Delights.

Williams examines this vibrant landscape with unprecedented acuity, recognizing parallels between the artist's prophetic vision and her own personal experiences as a Mormon and a naturalist. Searing in its spiritual, intellectual, and emotional courage, Williams's divine journey enables her to realize the full extent of her faith and through her exquisite imagination opens our eyes to the splendor of the world.

About the Author


Terry Tempest Williams lives in Grand County, Utah.

Praise for Leap…


"Strange and endlessly fascinating... take[s] on the burning urgency of a dream."
--Time

"[A] dynamic, shape-shifting and lyrically interrogative meditation."
--Chicago Tribune

"Intriguing... [Williams] approaches art as she approaches religion: as a matter of revelation."
--Boston Globe

Product Details ISBN-10: 0679752579
ISBN-13: 9780679752578
Published: Vintage, 09/18/2001
Pages: 352
Language: English