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Westwood Lake Chronicles

WestwoodLakeTwenty-five years ago they bought a homestead, in the middle of Vancouver Island, on the water’s edge. There are still reflections off the small lake at the foot of Mount Benson – of gardens and vineyards and woodland encounters.
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Westwood Lake Chronicles is a “dreamscape” diary, a backyard inventory of life and death in paradise, and the desperate pressures that threaten its existence.
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Lawrence Winkler has written an anthem to living deliberately with nature, and the virtues of simplicity, self-sufficiency, solitude, and silence. Find refuge.
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Author’s Bio
Westwood Lake Chronicles is one of four books by Lawrence Winkler, who is an ancient physician and a traveler, a phenomenologist, a mushroom forager, and an amateur naturalist. As a young man, he hitch-hiked around the world, for five trans-formative years.

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His middle age is morphing from medicine to manuscript. He has a passion for habitat protection, including the (hopefully) final repairs on a leaky roof. Westwood Lake Chronicles was his first book.
He lives on Vancouver Island with Robyn and Shiva, tending their garden and vineyard, and dreams.
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Posted by on January 4, 2013 in New Books, post to public, posting

 

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Lawrence Winkler: Hind Cartwheel

 

In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world.  The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion.  His vision quest continued around the second cartwheel of the European Grand Tour.In Hind Cartwheel, blessed by the living goddess on his thirtieth birthday, he spins the Dharma Wheel of the Indian subcontinent.

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Author’s Bio

Lawrence Winkler is an ancient physician and phenomenologist, traveler, mushroom forager, and amateur naturalist. As a young man, he hitchhiked around the world, for five transformative years.

His middle age is morphing from medicine to manuscript. He has a passion for habitat protection, including the (hopefully) final repairs on a leaky roof.

Westwood Lake Chronicles was his first book. He lives on Vancouver Island with Robyn and Shiva, tending their garden and vineyard, and dreams.

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Posted by on November 13, 2012 in New Books

 

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Between the Cartwheels

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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world.  The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion.  Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his vision quest continuing now, on the European Grand Tour adventure of a lifetime.

Available at Amazon 450 pages.

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Author’s Bio
Lawrence Winkler is an ancient physician and phenomenologist, traveler, mushroom forager, and amateur naturalist. As a young man, he hitchhiked around the world, for five trans-formative years.  His middle age is morphing from medicine to manuscript.  He has a passion for habitat protection, including the (hopefully) final repairs on a leaky roof.  Westwood Lake Chronicles was his first book. He lives on Vancouver Island with Robyn and Shiva, tending their garden and vineyard, and dreams.

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Posted by on November 11, 2012 in New Books, Publishing News

 

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Orion’s Cartwheel – An Odyssey to Discover his Destiny


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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored.  

This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.

Available at Amazon, 340 pages, $ 9.99

Author’s Bio:

 

Lawrence Winkler is an ancient physician and phenomenologist, traveler, mushroom forager, and amateur naturalist. As a young man, he hitchhiked around the world, for five trans formative years.  His middle age is morphing from medicine to manuscript. He has a passion for habitat protection, including the (hopefully) final repairs on a leaky roof. Westwood Lake Chronicles was his first book. He lives on Vancouver Island with Robyn and Shiva, tending their garden and vineyard, and dreams.
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