October 26, 2007
October 26, 2007
This Beautifully written, heartful memoir touched a nerve amoung both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success and find, instead, what she truly wanted in Life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in Italy and the art of devotion in India, and then a balance between the two on the Indonesian island of Bali.
Emotionally wrung-out from her divorce, the painful ending of a subsequent love affair, and a general, long-standing feeling of malaise, novelist and journalist Elizabeth Gilbert decides to recharge herself through a year's worth of travel, believing that her return to happiness could be found through exploring both physical gratification and spiritual peace and then determining an appropriate balance between the two. She pursues the first part of her program (eating, drinking, and talking) in Italy, the second in India (joining an ashram), and the third in Bali (studying with a medicine man).
Genre: Travel, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs, Essays + Travelogues
- Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Travel
- Subgenre: Essays + Travelogues, Personal Memoirs
- Publisher: Large Print Pr
- Pages: 633
- Edition: Large Print
- Language: English
- Release Date: October 26, 2007
- Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
- Online Item #: 11337365
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-5646
- ISBN: 9781594132667
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported