Respect An Exploration Author:Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot "A lovely, moving book" — -Tracy Kidder In this stunningly original treasure of a book that reveals the single most powerful ingredient in any relationship, whether personal, professional, or in public life, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot reaches deep into human experience-from the drama of birth to the solemn vigil before death-to find the essence of ... more »respect. In her moving vision, respect is not the passive deference offered a superior but an active force that creates symmetry even in unequal relationships. The reader becomes an eyewitness to the empowering nature of respect, both given and received-be it between doctor and patient, teacher and student, photographer and subject, or midwife and laboring mother. A book to be savored and shared, Respect has the power to change lives. An Independent Booksellers Bestseller A Boston Globe Bestseller« less
This stunningly original treasure of a book reveals the single most powerful ingredient in any relationship, whether professional, personal, or in public life. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, author of the acclaimed "Balm in Gilead", uses her unique talent for portraits and stories that reach deep into the human experience--from drama of birth to the solemn vigil before death--to find the essence of respect. Readers will want to savor and share this beautiful book, which has the power to change lives.