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Starhawk's newest epic answers the timely question: how do we build a new world when people are broken by the old?
Starhawk's newest epic answers the timely question: how do we build a new world when people are broken by the old?
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    DEEP GRATITUDE

    You will get exclusive access to backer updates and info on the forthcoming book, plus the knowledge that you are helping to make Starhawk's first self-published novel a reality!

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    RITE OF REFUGE

    Receive a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and deep gratitude for your contribution to bringing City of Refuge to press.

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    DIGITAL DELIGHT

    Receive an advanced, digital copy of City of Refuge for your digital E-reader of choice- before it is released anywhere else. PLUS you get a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art and a bushel of gratitude for your contribution!

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    BIRD'S BRAVERY

    Receive an advanced paperback copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art and a big thank you for your contribution!

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    MADRONE'S MEDICINE- EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    The first 100 backers at this level get $5 off an advanced hardcover copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a high quality sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a big dose of gratitude medicine for your generous contribution!

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    MADRONE'S MEDICINE

    You get an advanced hardcover copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a high quality sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a big dose of gratitude medicine for your generous contribution!

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    ROSA'S RISE

    For the new (or old) fan: read the book that started it all before you dive into the sequel. You will receive a paperback copy of The Fifth Sacred Thing as well as an advanced paperback copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a digital copy of the City of Refuge E-book, a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art and many thanks for your contribution!

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    JOHANNA'S JOURNEY

    Catch up on the backstory: explore the history of the citizens of Califa before you dive into the next chapter. You will receive a paperback copy of Walking to Mercury (the prequel to The Fifth Sacred Thing) as well as an advanced paperback copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a digital copy of the City of Refuge E-book, a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art and a deep bow of thanks for your contribution!

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    MAYA'S MAGICK

    For those of you desiring a little extra dose of magick: get a SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a paperback copy of the book for a friend, and a digital copy for your E-reader of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a magickal sprinkling of gratitude for your generous contribution!

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    SARA'S STORY

    50 generous backers will receive an invitation to sit together at a virtual, online round table with Starhawk and discuss the principles of City of Refuge and The Fifth Sacred Thing with the author herself. There will be time for a Q&A at the end. You will also receive a signed and numbered Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition hardcover copy of City of Refuge, an early release E-book, plus a high quality sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a plethora of praise for your contribution to Starhawk's successful campaign.

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    SALAL'S STUDY

    For the family that reads together: receive TWO SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus TWO signed paperback copies of the book for friends and family, and TWO digital copies for your E-readers of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get two high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a studious swoon of gratitude for your generous contribution!

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    LILY'S LIBRARY

    For your community library or book club (or for the greatest holiday gift-giver ever): receive THREE SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus FOUR signed paperback copies of the book for friends and family, and THREE digital copies of City of Refuge for your E-readers of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get three high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and an erudite exclamation of your fantastic taste and benevolent contribution to the City of Refuge campaign!

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    ISIS' ILLUMINATION

    A very special opportunity for collectors of Starhawk's works: the very rare leather-bound, signed and numbered edition of the 10th anniversary publication of The Spiral Dance, with either a personal inscription from Starhawk or a personally inscribed accompanying gift note. There were only 500 of these ever printed, and they are almost all gone now. Photos of the book are available in the project description.

    You will also receive a signed and numbered advanced hardcover copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a paperback copy of the book for a friend, and a digital copy for your E-reader of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get a high quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a sacred spiral of thanks for your generous contribution!

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    RIVER'S REVOLUTION

    You and up to 10 lucky friends will get to sit down with Starhawk for a private 1-hour online conversation. Discuss the principles of City of Refuge, The Fifth Sacred Thing, or any of Starhawk's books or teachings. You will also receive TWO SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus TWO signed paperback copies of the book for friends and family, and TWO digital copies for your E-readers of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get two high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and an uprising of gratitude for your generous contribution!

    (Starhawk will be in contact to schedule a mutually agreeable date for your conversation in November 2015, actual date of conversation TBD depending on both parties' calendars)

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    THE SPEAKER'S SONG

    For the media maven: Starhawk will do an exclusive interview with you for your blog, online magazine, or radio show on any topic of your choosing, within reason (and at Starhawk's discretion). Starhawk will link to the article/radio spot from her Facebook page and Twitter page with a combined following of over 90,000.

    You will also receive TWO SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus TWO signed paperback copies of the book (perhaps you could offer a special giveaway for your followers/listeners/readers?), and a digital copy for your E-reader of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get two high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and an exclamation of thanks for your exceptional contribution to the success of Starhawk's first self-publishing adventure.

    (Starhawk will be in contact to schedule a mutually agreeable date for your interview in November 2015, actual date of interview depends on both parties' calendars)

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    SMOKEE'S SOJOURN

    Starhawk will serve you and a guest tea in a special San Francisco garden on the historic Prince Charles and Lady Di Tea Tray-- either black, the way Maya likes it, or herbal tea steeped from herbs that Starhawk grew herself. She will pair them with home-baked scones and her own organic, home-grown jam, and a special jar of Starhawk preserves to take home with you.

    After tea time, Starhawk will take you on a walking tour of sites in San Francisco's Mission District that inspired The Fifth Sacred Thing. On top of this extravaganza, you will get TWO SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus TWO signed paperback copies of the book for friends and family, and TWO digital copies for your E-readers of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get two high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and an adventurous articulation of thanks for helping to bring City of Refuge to life.

    (Travel expenses to San Francisco are not included, backer is responsible for all travel and lodging costs. Starhawk will be in contact to schedule a mutually agreeable date for your sojourn in November 2015, actual date TBD depending on both parties' calendars)

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    THE GREENWOODS' GARDEN

    A Sacred Garden permaculture design for your home or land: Starhawk will come do a site visit (for the San Francisco or North Bay Area or any city on her touring schedule for 2016). She will design a custom site analysis, conceptual design, plant list, map and site plan.

    You will also get two SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus TWO signed paperback copies of the book for friends and family, and TWO digital copies for your E-readers of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get two high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and an verdant vociferation of praise for helping to nurture this campaign.

    (Only available for landowners who live within 100 miles of the SF bay area, or within city limits of a stop on Starhawk's 2016 touring schedule- see Starhawk.org for details. Starhawk will be in contact to schedule a mutually agreeable date for your magickal garden adventure in November 2015, actual date TBD depending on both parties' calendars)

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    STARHAWK'S SACRED CEREMONY

    Starhawk will create and facilitate a custom ritual for you and participants of your choosing, to include herbs and hydrosols from her garden and original liturgy tailored to your ceremony (for the San Francisco or North Bay Area or any city on her touring schedule for 2016).

    You will also get three SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copies of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus three signed paperback copies of the book for friends and family, and TWO digital copies for your E-readers of choice- before they are released anywhere else. You will also get two high quality vinyl stickers with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a benevolent benediction of thanks and praise for making such a significant contribution to the success of Starhawk's first self-publishing endeavor.

    (Only available to backers who live within 100 miles of the SF bay area, or within city limits of a stop on Starhawk's 2016 touring schedule- see Starhawk.org for details. Starhawk will be in contact to schedule a mutually agreeable date for your sacred ceremony in November 2015, actual date TBD depending on both parties' calendars)

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    BIRD'S BRAVERY- EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    The first 100 backers at this level get $5 off an advanced paperback copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge, plus a high quality sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art and a big thank you for your contribution!

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    CRESS' COURAGE

    For the consummate collector: a signed paperback copy of all three books in the series: Walking to Mercury, The Fifth Sacred Thing and City of Refuge, plus a SIGNED AND NUMBERED advanced hardcover copy of the Kickstarter-exclusive, special edition of City of Refuge. You will also get a copy of the E-book for your digital device of choice, and a high-quality vinyl sticker with Jessica Perlstein's original cover art, and a deep bow of thanks for your participation in making this campaign a success!

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