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Publisher's 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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By Amazon Customer on 11-01-12

Too short

Would you try another book from Clarissa Pinkola Estes and/or Clarissa Pinkola Estes?

yes, but not an abrigded one

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

not enough of the book to tell

What does Clarissa Pinkola Estes bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

the feeling the narator brings and the music

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

What there was -great

Any additional comments?

would have liked the full book

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35 of 35 people found this review helpful


By Katherine on 09-26-13

Guess I know what "Abridged" means now....

Would you listen to Women Who Run with the Wolves again? Why?

Only if I could get the "entire" book on audio, didn't realize this wasn't the whole book

What did you like best about this story?

Love her storytelling!

What about Clarissa Pinkola Estes’s performance did you like?

The way she tells stories

Any additional comments?

I'm REALLY disappointed that this was so short - is there another way to get the entire book on audio?

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58 of 59 people found this review helpful

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By isla on 08-11-14

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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14 of 15 people found this review helpful


By G on 03-19-14

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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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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By Kiera on 01-20-16

Not complete

This version leaves multiple stories, chapters and plenty of details out. Enjoyable but incomplete. Very disspointed.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful


By Lola-Mae on 02-19-18

Every woman needs to hear this.

I nodded my head with every word. This book is a game changer for women who want to stand in their power. A beautifully narrated and poignant piece of literature.

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