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Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart - A Novel

Alice Walker

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey. In Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart, Alice Walker has created a work that ranks among her ?nest achievements: the story of a woman's spiritual adventure that becomes a passage through time, a quest for self, and a collision with love. Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-published author, married many times, she has lived a life rich with explorations of the natural world and the human soul. Now, at fifty-seven, she leaves her lover, Yolo, to embark on a new excursion, one that begins on the Colorado River, proceeds through the past, and flows, inexorably, into the future. As Yolo begins his own parallel voyage, Kate encounters celibates and lovers, shamans and snakes, memories of family disaster and marital discord, and emerges at a place where nothing remains but love. Told with the accessible style and deep feeling that are its author's hallmarks, Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart is Alice Walker's most surprising achievement. From the Hardcover edition.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey. In Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart, Alice Walker has created a work that ranks among her ?nest achievements: the story of a woman's spiritual adventure that becomes a passage through time, a quest for self, and a collision with love. Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-published author, married many times, she has lived a life rich with explorations of the natural world and the human soul. Now, at fifty-seven, she leaves her lover, Yolo, to embark on a new excursion, one that begins on the Colorado River, proceeds through the past, and flows, inexorably, into the future. As Yolo begins his own parallel voyage, Kate encounters celibates and lovers, shamans and snakes, memories of family disaster and marital discord, and emerges at a place where nothing remains but love. Told with the accessible style and deep feeling that are its author's hallmarks, Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart is Alice Walker's most surprising achievement. From the Hardcover edition.
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey. In Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart, Alice Walker has created a work that ranks among her ?nest achievements: the story of a woman's spiritual adventure that becomes a passage through time, a quest for self, and a collision with love. Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-published author, married many times, she has lived a life rich with explorations of the natural world and the human soul. Now, at fifty-seven, she leaves her lover, Yolo, to embark on a new excursion, one that begins on the Colorado River, proceeds through the past, and flows, inexorably, into the future. As Yolo begins his own parallel voyage, Kate encounters celibates and lovers, shamans and snakes, memories of family disaster and marital discord, and emerges at a place where nothing remains but love. Told with the accessible style and deep feeling that are its author's hallmarks, Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart is Alice Walker's most surprising achievement. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Alfre Woodard

Length:

6h 23m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

06:44


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:32


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:11


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:03


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:31


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:51


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:36


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:11


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:17


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:08


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:18


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:50


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:57


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:16


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:52


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:29


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:25


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:14


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:19


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:46


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:50


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

02:52


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:10


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:55


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:45


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

00:30


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:09


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:38


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:43


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:48


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:55


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:15


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:36


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:46


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:19


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

01:42


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:24


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

01:47


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:25


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:27


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:05


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:16


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:45


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:39


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:19


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:24


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:22


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:34


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:09


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:43


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:28


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:02


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:08


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:15


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:45


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:33


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:53


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:06


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:02


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:35


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:37


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:38


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:52