The Impossible Will Take A Little While

The Impossible Will Take A Little While

Perseverance and Hope in Troubled Times

Book - 2014 | New and revised edition
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More relevant than ever, this seminal collection of essays encourages us to believe in the power of ordinary citizens to change the world

In today's turbulent world it's hard not to feel like we're going backwards; after decades of striving, justice and equality still seem like far off goals. What keeps us going when times get tough? How have the leaders and unsung heroes of world-changing political movements persevered in the face of cynicism, fear, and seemingly overwhelming odds? In The Impossible Will Take a Little While , they answer these questions in their own words, creating a conversation among some of the most visionary and eloquent voices of our times. Today, more than ever, we need their words and their wisdom.

In this revised edition, Paul Rogat Loeb has comprehensively updated this classic work on what it's like to go up against Goliath -- whether South African apartheid, Mississippi segregation, Middle East dictatorships, or the corporations driving global climate change. Without sugarcoating the obstacles, these stories inspire hope to keep moving forward.

Think of this book as a conversation among some of the most visionary and eloquent voices of our times -- or any time: Contributors include Maya Angelou, Diane Ackerman, Marian Wright Edelman, Wael Ghonim, Váav Havel, Paul Hawken, Seamus Heaney, Jonathan Kozol, Tony Kushner, Audre Lorde, Nelson Mandela, Bill McKibben, Bill Moyers, Pablo Neruda, Mary Pipher, Arundhati Roy, Dan Savage, Desmond Tutu, Alice Walker, Cornel West, Terry Tempest Williams, and Howard Zinn.

Publisher: New York :, Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group,, [2014]
Edition: New and revised edition
ISBN: 9780465031733
0465031730
Branch Call Number: 303.4 IMP NVD
Characteristics: xii, 483 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Loeb, Paul Rogat 1952-

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mikey69
Dec 24, 2020

Dreams and visions are expressed via essays, poems and memoirs in THE IMPOSSIBLE WILL TAKE A LITTLE WHILE: PERSEVERANCE AND HOPE IN TROUBLED TIMES. While providing hope, it encourages patience in an impatient world.

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maiki69
Jun 04, 2020

Chock-full of essays, poems and memoirs, THE IMPOSSIBLE provides examples of hope and action through which humankind can achieve a richer existence. Writers include Tony Kushner, Vaclav Havel, Maya Angelou and others.

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mikey69
Dec 24, 2020

THE IMPOSSIBLE features the exemplary writing of Tony Kushner, Vaclav Havel, Arundhati Roy and many others who have faced and overcome adversity. In this highly anticipated revised edition of THE IMPOSSIBLE WILL TAKE A LITTLE WHILE: A CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO HOPE IN A TIME OF FEAR, editor Paul Rogat Loeb urges patience.

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maiki69
Jun 04, 2020

THE IMPOSSIBLE WILL TAKE A LITTLE WHILE: PERSEVERANCE AND HOPE IN TROUBLED TIMES (Basic Books) provides examples of hope and action. Editor Paul Rogat Loeb scoured writings of activists to compile the first edition, titled THE IMPOSSIBLE WILL TAKE A LITTLE WHILE: A CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO HOPE IN A TIME OF FEAR (Basic Books, $15.95). With this edition, he's updated it with more inspirational essays and reflections from the pillars and newcomers of activism. Sit back and have a good read. It's going to be awhile.

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mikey69
Dec 24, 2020

While providing hope, [THE IMPOSSIBLE WILL TAKE A LITTLE WHILE] encourages patience in an impatient world.
http://www.penhead.org/

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maiki69
Jun 04, 2020

Sit back and have a good read. It's going to be awhile.
http://www.penhead.org/

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