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River of Fire

By Helen Prejean

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The revelatory, intimate memoir from the author of Dead Man Walking.

Sister Helen Prejean's work as an activist nun, campaigning against the death penalty, is known to millions worldwide. Less widely known is the evolution of her spiritual journey from one who prayed for God to solve the world's problems to one engaged full-tilt in the work to transform societal injustices.

River of Fire is a book for anyone interested in journeys of faith and spirituality, doubt and belief, and 'catching on fire' to purpose and passion. Written in accessible, luminous prose, it suggests how to live a spiritual life that is wide awake to the sufferings and creative opportunities of our world.

Biographical Notes

Helen Prejean, CSJ, is the author of the #1 national US bestseller Dead Man Walking, which became a massive film. A member of the Congregation of St Joseph, she has appeared on 60 Minutes, Frontline, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Crossfire, NBC's special series on the death penalty, and NPR's All Things Considered, and has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and the New York Review of Books.

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