The Red Shoes

  • by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  • 1 hrs and 14 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

The Red Shoes is a dramatic excursion into the realm of the soul with analyst Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Using an ancient tale deeply rooted in our collective psyches, Dr. Estes illuminates how people fall prey to destructive impulses while seeking to balance thier inner lives.In our culture, she begins, we may travel life's path in two ways: In handmade shoes, crafted with love and care according to the unique needs of the individual soul; or In Red Shoes, which promise instant fufillment, but ultimately lead to a painful hollow-split exsistence.

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Deep, moving, amazing.

What did you like most about The Red Shoes?

How the author spoke directly to the listener like over a cup of tea.


Have you listened to any of the narrator’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Yes, all as good.


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- V. Wilkening

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-04-2009
  • Publisher: Sounds True