Man, all great suggestions. I must admit that I'm not familiar with Walter Wangerin. If you haven't had a chance, get a recording of Phillip Glass' musical interpretation of Cohen's "Book of Longing." The back story is captivating on how they collaborated, and the more I listen to the recording, the more I'm smitten with it. But, it does have a sense of darkness to it in the beginning that appeals to my quiet nature.
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