Simone Weil : A Life

New York, NY: Pantheon, 1976. First edition American. Hardcover. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges of boards and dust jacket, corners bumped. xiv, 577 pgs. w/ illus., endnotes, index. A biography of this Frech philospher, activist, and religious & mystical explorer by her closest friend. Weil was a trade unionist, woring with the Anarchist Durruti Column in the Spanish Civil War, then in auto factories to better understand the working clsses. Born into an agnostic Jewish family, Weil explored many aspects of religion and faith and wrote number of books reflecting her philosophic and religious ideas. Very good / very good. Item #18965

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