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Lying Awake

Vintage (Oct 1, 2001)
Paperback – 192 pages
ISBN: 0375706062 / 9780375706066
In his third novel, Lying Awake, Mark Salzman breaks the primary rule of fiction by creating a protagonist who has virtually no external life. Sister John of the Cross, a middle-aged nun cloistered in a Carmelite monastery in contemporary Los Angeles, languished for years in a spiritual drough...