The History of Last Night's Dream: Discovering the Hidden Path to the Soul (Paperback)

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The History of Last Night's Dream: Discovering the Hidden Path to the Soul (Paperback)


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Our Dreams Will Never Be the Same Again

International bestselling author Rodger Kamenetz believes it is not too late to reclaim the lost power of our nightly visions. He fearlessly delves into this mysterious inner realm and shows us that dreams are not only intensely meaningful, but hold essential truths about who we are. In the end, each of us has the choice to embark on this illuminating path to the soul.

Roger Kamenetz wrote the landmark international bestseller, The Jew in the Lotus, and the winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Stalking Eljah. He is a Louisiana State University Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies and a certified dream therapist. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, fiction writer Moira Crone.

Product Details ISBN: 9780061237942
ISBN-10: 0061237949
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: August 19th, 2008
Pages: 288
Language: English

“Kamenetz has written a manual for living the dream of life through the real dreams of an individual.” — Andrei Codrescu, NPR Commentator

“A profound, affecting and deeply rewarding book from a charismatic teacher.” — Jonathan Kirsch, author of A History of the End of the World

“Kamenetz’s new book brilliantly combines dream and soul and offers an accessible understanding of both. I highly recommend it.” — Brian L. Weiss, M.D., author of Many Lives, Many Masters

“An enchanting and provocative book exploring a subject with profound implications about our very humanity.” — Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize Winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

“[A] powerful and beautifully written book.” — Stephen J. Dubner, bestelling co-author of Freakanomics

“Kamenetz’s fierce honesty and unflinching self-revelation inspire both admiration and awe [...] [A] smart, funny, and revolutionary book...” — Susan Larson, New Orleans Times-Picayune

“Rodger Kamenetz writes in this fascinating book that words, too many words, stand between us and our dreams.” — Los Angeles Times

“The History of Last Night’s Dream is at once affable and audacious; Kamenetz is a reliable narrator in unreliable territory.... Kamenetz’s poetic eye is alive and well.” — The Forward

“Rodger Kamenetz’s vividly honest and well-reswearched book on dreams in Western culture is extraordinary-- in part for its defiance of genre...Before I read it had heard Kamenetz refer to it as a memoir, but it as much an argument for a paradigm shift in dream interpretation.” — The Christian Century