Publisher description for A vow of conversation : journals, 1964-1965 / Thomas Merton ; edited and with a preface by Naomi Burton Stone.

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The journal kept by Merton during 1964 and 1965, containing his daily meditations during the crucial and difficult period in which the permission he had awaited so long -- to live alone in his hermitage -- was finally given. These pages reveal his reflections as a hermit on the joys and dangers of a life of solitude in the woods.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Merton, Thomas, -- 1915-1968 -- Diaries.
Trappists -- United States -- Diaries.
Monks -- United States -- Diaries.