Divorced, depressed, and desperate to understand her place in the universe, journalist Elizabeth Gilbert decides to take a year off and travel the world in search of God. Or herself. Or herself as God. Well, it's complicated, this spiritual tour, and the significance of her desire to take such a voyage of self-discovery to countries beginning with the letter "I" is not lost on her. Italy, India, and Indonesia may have little in common besides the self-defining initial, but Gilbert believes each culture will provide one critical lesson of spirituality she must learn if she is to survive-lessons of pleasure, devotion, and balance. So she packs her bags.
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Issue: "Grace Over Race" Jan./Feb. 2008 Vol. 17 No. 1 Page number(s): 54-55
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