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Essential Wisdom for a Life Well Lived with Three New Chapters Included At once spiritual and practical, Letters to My Son has been beloved by readers from all walks of life, including single mothers seeking guidance in raising a son, fathers looking to share a voice of clarity about life s most important issues, and young men wanting an intelligent, sensitive, and streetwise companion on the journey toward a worthy manhood. In this twentieth anniversary edition, Kent Nerburn adds to his classic reflections on love, marriage, travel, money and wealth, tragedy and suffering, spirituality, sex, and the true meaning of strength, with new chapters on sexual identity and the difficulty of moving on (from relationships, homes, and stages of life). Unique in its profound simplicity and timeless insight, Letters to My Son is a book to savor and a gift to give to anyone looking for clear and gentle guidance on the big issues in life."
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About the Author

A two-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award, Kent Nerburn is the author of thirteen books on spirituality and Native American themes, including Simple Truths, Neither Wolf nor Dog, and Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce (featured on the History Channel). He lives in northern Minnesota.

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"In these letters, Nerburn's son has been given a gift that few people ever receive from anyone, let alone their fathers; we're fortunate to be able to look over his son's shoulder as he reads them."-- Yoga Journal "These thoughtful, serious essays are delightfully lyrical in tone....The results are always engaging."-- Library Journal "Nerburn delivers an eloquent spiritual philosophy to fathers in a way that men can easily hear."-- Utne Reader "Magic...Nerburn bequeaths his son a legacy of wisdom about marriage, fatherhood, infidelity, wanderlust, war, work, aging, and death."-- Publishers Weekly In these letters, Nerburn s son has been given a gift that few people ever receive from anyone, let alone their fathers; we re fortunate to be able to look over his son s shoulder as he reads them. Yoga Journal These thoughtful, serious essays are delightfully lyrical in tone....The results are always engaging. Library Journal Nerburn delivers an eloquent spiritual philosophy to fathers in a way that men can easily hear. Utne Reader Magic...Nerburn bequeaths his son a legacy of wisdom about marriage, fatherhood, infidelity, wanderlust, war, work, aging, and death. Publishers Weekly"

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