The Face by Ruth Ozeki

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nonfiction essays memoir challenging reflective medium-paced


“Ruth Ozeki, a Zen Buddhist priest, sets herself the task of staring at her face in a mirror for three full, uninterrupted hours; her ruminations ripple out from personal and familial memories to wise and honest meditations on families and aging, ...

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reflective 90%
emotional 40%
challenging 25%
informative 25%
inspiring 20%
relaxing 10%
funny 5%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 5%


medium 44%
slow 27%
fast 27%

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