"Presented in writing so clear it seems effortless, these pieces all reflect the casual wisdom and capacious heart of this 20th-century Renaissance Man."—Virginia Quarterly Review
"By now most people know Robert Coles. Or for their own sake they ought to."—New York Times Book Review
"A mosaic of the work of a spiritual man."—Washington Post Book World
This new paperback brings together eighteen previously uncollected essays by the distinguished Robert Coles as well as the celebrated literary essays published in That Red Wheelbarrow and Time of Surrender.