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carolyn-north's picture
Nov.01.2011
Years ago, while working in North India as a midwife with village people in the Ganges Plain, and studying North Indian flute, I learned something about Polarities: how suffering and sublimity went side by side; how life and death were part of the same thing. That became the theme of my first book...
carolyn-north's picture
Jul.29.2009
My first book "EARTH BELOW, HEAVEN ABOVE" was a novel based on my experiences as a midwife in India, published by Scribners in 1975. I had written it in the first person, for verisimilitude, but used the novel form, making up people and events as a way of illustrating the polarities: life...