Eye of the Hurricane

Eye of the Hurricane

My Path From Darkness to Freedom

Book - 2011
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Contents: Introduction : a prisoner of ignorance : living in darkness
Boys' prison : light where the sun don't shine
The prison of family : what my father didn't tell me
Image and identification : two ways we keep ourselves asleep
Surviving prison : awakening to myself
The hole in the wall : finding the higher path
Taking "the work" out into the world : turning water into wine
The rewards and responsibilities of a conscious life : the way of a one-eyed man
Why I left the association in defense of the wrongly convicted : acting upon the truth
Just enough : home free
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2011
Branch Call Number: 365.6092 C
Characteristics: xxi, 328 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Klonsky, Kenneth
ISBN: 9781569765685
1569765685

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VRMurphy
Jul 05, 2016

It's an important story but I found the book wasn't really adding much to what I already knew from news coverage, documentaries, interviews etc. over the years.

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missdove45
May 28, 2014

I find this book a great gift. Throughout we find meditations on darkness, freedom, self-discipline and Truth shared through a remarkable story. More awareness of our oneness, be it momentary or constant, can only help the human race come to greater harmony. Carter's emergence from the crucible of wrongful imprisonment as a much wiser, more aware, loving and charitable person benefits our whole beleaguered world. As the hymn goes, ubi caritas et amor Deo ibi est. He also holds two doctorates!

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CYNTHIA MURPHY
Apr 21, 2014

Do you have the movie?
I have it some where, but i forgot.

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21288004246712
Jan 19, 2011

troubling book and a difficult subject, the imprisonment of innocent people (mostly blacks in the US, although we have our share too), but Carter appears to have this messianic ego -- maybe that's what it takes to survive the life he has endured.

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