"My desires had now become too big, the call to a larger life too loud to be easily hushed." As her children age and her identity as a Mother shifts, the author must step outside the safety of an outgrown marriage. ...more
Bernadette Murphy is the author of Harley and Me: Embracing Risk on the Road to a More Authentic Life. She has published three previous books of narrative nonfiction including the bestselling Zen and the Art of Knitting, is an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing Department of Antioch University Los Angeles, and a former weekly book critic for the Los Angeles Times. Her website is Bernadette-Murphy.com.