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9780817358280, titled "Experience: Thinking, Writing, Language & Religion" | Univ of Alabama Pr, December 20, 2015, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Poetry. Translation. "Norman Fisher has created, for the time being, the perfect introduction to Leslie Scalapino's poetics. MAGNOLIAS ALL AT ONCE offers a set of commentaries on Dogen, the astounding medieval Japanese Zen writer, by the mind-bending contemporary American poet Leslie Scalapino...read more

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9780935162806 | Singing Horse Pr, August 15, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Lojong is the Tibetan Buddhist practice that involves working with short phrases (called "slogans") as a way of generating bodhichitta, the heart and mind of enlightened compassion. Though the practice is more than a millennium old, it has become popular in the West only in the last twenty years or so—and it has become very popular indeed, because it's a practice that one can fit very well into an ordinary life, and because it works...read more

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9781501227790 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 28, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Lojong is the Tibetan Buddhist practice that involves working with short phrases (called "slogans") as a way of generating bodhichitta, the heart and mind of enlightened compassion.

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9786073128063, titled "Entrenar la compasión/ Train compassion: Ensenanzas Zen Para La Practica Del Lojong / Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong" | Grijalbo Mondadori, January 2, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Brand New.

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Product Description: Poetry. In July, 2010, Zen priest Norman Fischer travelled to Kyoto to visit temples and meet with fellow practitioners. A CRAZY LIFE OF TEARS is a poetic journal of that trip. Fischer's poetry examines what it means to sit at the nexus of the past, present and future and links questions of being with vivid details of daily life...read more

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9780989186131 | Tinfish, August 1, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Poetry. THE STRUGGLERS is Norman Fischer's fourth book of poetry with Singing Horse Press. Divided into six poetic sequences, "Norman Fischer's new poems—including a rhetorically stunning series after Mandelstam—make you stop and think—about everyday life and its sampled commodifications—about global turbulence and local pleasure...read more

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9780935162493 | Singing Horse Pr, January 10, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Proposing that contemplation is an active practice that can take place anywhere, anytime--in the Volkswagen repair shop, at the Farmer's Market, at PetSmart--Brenda Miller and Holly J. Hughes share experiences that have helped them bring mindfulness and new avenues of expression into their writing...read more

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9781558966536 | Skinner House Books, June 1, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Proposing that contemplation is an active practice that can take place anywhere, anytime--in the Volkswagen repair shop, at the Farmer's Market, at PetSmart--Brenda Miller and Holly J.

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Product Description: Poetry. "The conflict Norman Fischer speaks of in this poem is an inherent component of the universe. He writes of the human dilemma, the struggles of daily life, and the desire to 'hold the world in place,' showing us how not to be mired in any one spot...read more

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9780925904720 | Chax Pr, January 31, 2012, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Homer’s Odyssey holds a timeless allure. It is an ancient story for every generation: the struggle of a man on a long and difficult voyage longing to return to love and family. Odysseus’s strivings to overcome both divine and earthly obstacles and to control his own impulsive nature hold valuable lessons for us as we confront the challenges of daily life...read more

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9781416560210 | Free Pr, June 3, 2008, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Homer's Odyssey has a timeless allure.

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9781556439964 | North Atlantic Books, July 5, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Homer’s Odyssey holds a timeless allure.

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Product Description: Poetry. QUESTIONS/PLACES/VOICES/SEASONS continues and expands the innovative meditational poetry Norman Fischer has explored in earlier books, such as SLOWLY BUT DEARLY, SUCCESS, and I WAS BLOWN BACK. The two long serial poems that anchor QUESTIONS/PLACES/VOICES/SEASONS, "Charlotte's Way" and "Seasons," will feel quite familiar to Fischer's many readers...read more

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9780935162431, titled "Questions/Places/Voices/Seasons" | Singing Horse Pr, August 1, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Poetry. Norman Fischer's long poem takes as its place CHARLOTTE'S WAY, a house on the California coast, but mostly the poem takes things in. Fischer, a Zen priest, meditates on talk, the passing of time, the brain, catness, bills to be paid, poems, search parties, birds and myriad other subjects as they flicker in and out of thought...read more

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9780978992958 | Tinfish, January 5, 2009, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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9781416560234 | Reprint edition (Free Pr, November 30, 2016), cover price $15.00

Miscellaneous:

9781416560395 | Free Pr, June 3, 2008, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Poetry. "Reading this poem.we become aware of the 'leaves and ghosts of leaves,' crows, jays, tulips, lilacs and rain. Writing the natural world begins and ends with a 'vanishing out here among us.' And time, the 'empty boat,' implies the emptiness that is form...read more
By Norman Fischer (photographer) and John High

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9781584980537 | Talisman House Pub, December 31, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Foundations of Civic Engagement is a comprehensive survey and reassessment of the entire field of social and political philosophy. Suitable for use as a primary text for courses on political thought, this book explores the basic arguments of the most important historical and contemporary figures and offers a thematic critique and integration of these philosophies...read more

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9780761835356 | Univ Pr of Amer, September 25, 2006, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Foundations of Civic Engagement is a comprehensive survey and reassessment of the entire field of social and political philosophy.

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Product Description: Poetry. "Norman Fischer is aware that even if "words are free of their intentions," it is difficult to free ourselves of our intentions for them and allow the poem to find its way. This is one of the many paradoxes regarding poetic speech (and poetic silence) that reverberate at the core of his work...read more

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9780935162325 | Singing Horse Pr, January 1, 2005, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Draws on the author's experiences as a mentor to teenage boys to investigate cultural assumptions about adulthood, citing such qualities as awareness, responsibility, and humor as the marks of a mature person while explaining why maturity is a crucial part of a fulfilled life. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780060505516 | 1 edition (Harper San Francisco, May 1, 2003), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Draws on the author's experiences as a mentor to teenage boys to investigate cultural assumptions about adulthood, citing such qualities as awareness, responsibility, and humor as the marks of a mature person.

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9780060587192 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, May 1, 2004), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Draws on the author's experiences as a mentor to teenage boys to investigate cultural assumptions about adulthood, citing such qualities as awareness, responsibility, and humor as the marks of a mature person while explaining why maturity is a crucial part of a fulfilled life.

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Product Description: Poetry. New work by this well-known Bay Area writer and Zen teacher. "It's freezing at degree zero, wind bites -/ The crystal arguments fall into taller shapes/ And the tension around the eyes lengthens/ At the end of every turn around the park/ 'Kick Me' is a sign everyone wears" (from "The Enigma of Memory")...read more

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9780925904416 | Chax Pr, June 30, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Applying his own Jewish roots and his knowledge of Eastern and Western spirituality, a Zen priest and poet presents a collection of stunning and personal translations of the Psalms for every spiritual path or religious background. Reprint.

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9780670030613 | Viking Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Applying his own Jewish roots and his knowledge of Eastern and Western spirituality, a Zen priest and poet presents a collection of translations of the Psalms for every spiritual path or religious background.

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9780142196137 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 2003), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Applying his own Jewish roots and his knowledge of Eastern and Western spirituality, a Zen priest and poet presents a collection of stunning and personal translations of the Psalms for every spiritual path or religious background.

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Important Buddhist scholars share their insights into the rule of Saint Benedict, revealing surprising common ground shared by the monastic traditions of Christianity and Buddhism. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9781573221900 | Riverhead Books, September 1, 2001, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Buddhist scholars share their insights into the rule of Saint Benedict, revealing surprising common ground shared by the monastic traditions of Christianity and Buddhism.

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9781573229401 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, July 1, 2002), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Important Buddhist scholars share their insights into the rule of Saint Benedict, revealing surprising common ground shared by the monastic traditions of Christianity and Buddhism.

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Product Description: Poetry. In writing SUCCESS, Norman Fischer set for himself the task of composing 28 lines, every day, for a year. What results is a moving portrait of a heart and mind in the world. This selection from the full text includes Fischer's important essay Do You Want to Make Something Out of It? Zen Meditation and the artistic impulse...read more

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9780935162196 | Singing Horse Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Book by Fischer, Norman

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9780931425462 | Clear Glass Pubns, February 1, 1995, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Book by Fischer, Norman

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