Beachcombing at Miramar by Richard Bode
The Quest for an Authentic Life

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EDITING ANNOTATION FOR ISBN -- 0446672769 TITLE: BEACHCOMBING AT MIRAMAR BY BODE RICHARD C0In this "restful book about the companions we choose and the pace at which we live our lives" ("Los Angeles Times"), the bestselling author of "First You Have to Row a Little Boat" recounts his decision to leave an unfulfilling career and move to a small beach cottage. There, as he walks on the beach and observes the people around him, Bode gradually gains insight into many of the deep mysteries of life.

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Richard Bode worked at McGraw Hill and was editorial director and chief speechwriter at Burston-Marsteller. As a freelance writer, he contributed to Reader's Digest, Good Housekeeping, Sail, Sports Illustrated. He is also the author of Blue Sloop at Dawn (1979), which was excerpted in Sports Illustrated, Newsday Sunday Magazine, and Sail, and wrote the award-winning essay "To Climb the Wind." He died in 2003 of liver cancer.
Published May 15, 2001 by Grand Central Publishing. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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he declined (though the river ran deep and Bode knew where to cast): ``It astounds me when I think of the courage it takes to live, to behave as we want to.'' Most of his time is spent otherwise: crawling over parental injustices, dismissively laughing at a man confusing a sea lion with a dog, pa...

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