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Women Who Run with the Wolves

Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
Narrated by: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (462 ratings)
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Summary

First published three years ago before the print edition of Women Who Run with the Wolves made publishing history, this original audio edition quickly became an underground best seller. For it's insights into the inner lives of women, it established Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes as one of the most important voices of our time in the fields of Jungian psychology, myth, and women's mysteries.

Drawing from her work as a psychoanalyst and cantadora (keeper of old stories), Dr. Estes uses myths and folktales to illustrate how societies systematically strip away the feminine spirit. Through an exploration into the nature of the wild woman archetype, Dr. Estes helps listeners rediscover and free their own wild nature.

©2001 Sounds True (P)2001 Sounds True

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"Her widely researched study offers usable advice for modern women." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Not the full book!!

This one only includes 2 chapters when there are actually 17 of them!! This is unacceptable. Scam!!!!

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Too short

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This was far shorter than I expected. It was not clear just how abridged it was. Having read the book many years ago I was looking forward to hearing the depth of the work but it stopped after two chapters. I wouldn't choose to pay this much for such a short version. Very disapointed.

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unabridged

the abridged is fine but any chance of hearing the unabridged version of this please

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Abridged version narrated by the author

An excellent recording by the author herself, who as a storyteller and “cantadora” is exactly the right person to read it, and at times, sing it.

Note that it is not the full book. I did not know this before I downloaded it and was a little disappointed. However the recording at 2h20m long is very accessible and a great introduction to the book (which is very long and dense). It covers the main concepts and stories of the book. Excellent and highly recommended.

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  • G
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 19-03-14

A book for the wild woman in all of us...

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Clarissa Pinkola Estes is a beautiful story teller. Every message she shares is done so with eloquence using tales of old brought magnificently into the here and now. I cannot recommend this enough.

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  • Paulene
  • GRANGEMOUTHUnited Kingdom
  • 06-04-10

Amazingly insightful!!!!

An amazing read for both men and women. For women, this book finally makes sense of why our lives are the way they are. For men, it allows men a greater understanding of the innate beauty present in every woman. This is a book that every young person should read or have read to them. It explaines why every person is a unique individual and should be honoured as such.

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Stick with it!

Strange but powerful book! Just get thru the first 45 minutes and the penny drops!

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loved it!

the concepts in this book are essential to a woman's happiness and to her understanding of how to attain this happiness.

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A gift to yourself

loved it and narrator's hypnotic voice. I Recommend highly for women of every age and creed.

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An amazing storyteller!

Clarissa had me entranced! Love the interweaving of story, song and ancient wisdom. Can't wait to hear more of her work.

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