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001    ocn897016363 
003    OCoLC 
005    20150623032857.0 
008    141127s2015    nyua     b    000 0dengod 
020    9781941393321 
020    1941393322 
035    (OCoLC)897016363 
040    YDXCP|beng|erda|cYDXCP|dBTCTA|dBDX|dOCP|dIH9|dJBL|dGK8
049    CKEA 
050 14 PQ4390|b.D74 2015 
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100 1  Dreher, Rod,|eauthor. 
245 10 How Dante can save your life :|bthe life-changing wisdom 
       of history's greatest poem /|cRod Dreher. 
250    First Regan Arts hardcover edition. 
264  1 New York, NY :|bRegan Arts,|c2015. 
300    xvi, 300 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0  Part I. From the garden to the dark wood. The child is 
       father to the man ; There and back again-- twice ; The 
       super Tuscan ; The rules of the road -- Part II. Inferno, 
       or, Why are you broken. The stories of our lives ; Into 
       the black hole ; The tempest ; Uncle Jimmy versus the 
       golden calf ; The life of books, the books of life ; The 
       power of the image ; False gods and heretics ; Is life 
       ever not worth living? ; The great and the good ; Sins of 
       the fathers ; The end of all our exploring ; Out of Egypt 
       -- Part III. Purgatorio, or How to be healed. Stand up and
       walk ; The will to love ; The ghost in you ; Pride ; Envy 
       ; Wrath ; Sloth ; Gluttony ; Lust -- Part IV. Paradiso, or
       the way things ought to be. Into the light ; Down by the 
       riverside -- Conclusion: How to make your own Dante 
520    "Following the death of his little sister and the 
       publication of his New York Times bestselling memoir The 
       Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Dreher found himself living 
       in the small community of Starhill, Louisiana where he 
       grew up. But instead of the fellowship he hoped to find, 
       he discovered that fault lines within his family had 
       deepened. Dreher spiraled into depression and a stress-
       related autoimmune disease. Doctors told Dreher that if he
       didn't find inner peace, he would destroy his health. Soon
       after, he came across The Divine Comedy in a bookstore and
       was enchanted by its first lines, which seemed to describe
       his own condition. In the months that followed Dante 
       helped Dreher understand the mistakes and mistaken beliefs
       that had torn him down and showed him that he had the 
       power to change his life. Dreher knows firsthand the 
       solace and strength that can be found in Dante's great 
       work, and distills its wisdom for those who are lost in 
       the dark wood of depression, struggling with failure (or 
       success), wrestling with a crisis of faith, alienated from
       their families or communities, or otherwise enduring the 
       sense of exile that is the human condition. Inspiring, 
       revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, 
       and psychological insights, How Dante Can Save Your Life 
       is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find
       themselves searching for meaning and healing. Dante told 
       his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from 
       misery to happiness. It worked for Rod Dreher. Dante saved
       Rod Dreher's life--and in this book, Dreher shows you how 
       Dante can save yours." 
600 00 Dante Alighieri,|d1265-1321.|tDivina commedia. 
600 10 Dreher, Rod. 
650  0 Journalists|zUnited States|vBiography. 
650  0 Depression, Mental|vBiography. 
655  7 Biographies.|2lcgft 
700 0  Dante Alighieri,|d1265-1321.|tDivina commedia. 
994    92|bCKE 
Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  851.1 DANTE    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  851.1 DREHER    Check Shelf