Recovering: a Journal

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1997.
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May Sarton's 66th year, 1978-1979, was a difficult time: a cherished relationship had come to an end; she had a mastectomy; she fought against depression. How her friendships, her love of the natural world, and her growing audience of readers brought her back is the focus of this journal.
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039331717
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