The View From Breast Pocket Mountain (Paperback)

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Crossing borders, cultures, creating home


The View from Breast Pocket Mountain is a unique and previously untold story, a treasure trove of experiences crossing borders and cultures, creating a life, and finding contentment in a far-off country.


As a motherless teenager raised by a caring albeit strict father, we see Anton's developing awareness of the world beyond the boundaries of her New York City neighborhood before she goes on to live in a castle in 1960s Denmark and a cabin in 1970s Vermont. With a burning curiosity and vision of a life as yet unformed, she travels overland to Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, and finally to the place she'll come to call home, Japan.

This memoir is filled with unexpected encounters with the very famous and those unknown and unnamed. On a journey through marriage and motherhood, love, laughter, tragedy and hope, we follow along as Anton makes her way through a life unplanned but well lived. The View from Breast Pocket Mountain is a story for our time, reminding the reader of our interconnectedness, our shared humanity.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780578696607
ISBN-10: 0578696606
Publisher: Karen Hill Anton
Publication Date: September 14th, 2020
Pages: 296
Language: English