The Monk's Record Player

The Monk's Record Player

Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966

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In 1965 Thomas Merton fulfilled a twenty-four-year-old dream and went to live as a hermit beyond the walls of his Trappist monastery. Seven months later, after a secret romance with a woman half his age, he was in danger of losing it all. Yet on the very day that his abbot uncovered the affair, Merton found solace in an unlikely place--the songs of Bob Dylan, who, as fate would have it, was experiencing his own personal and creative crises during the summer of 1966.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780802875204
0802875203
Characteristics: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Dalton, David

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