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This book is easy to read and humorous.
Nice short sections so you can pick it up and read for a bit without feeling like you need lots of time to devote to it.
Totally enjoyed it.
Sep 14, 2011
Enjoyed So Much Shared w/Physician.
This Memoire actually had Me re~thinking My Life.Such a Truth of Adventures.Loss Choices,now non~Ambulatory.So Easy to go to Italy?No.Love Language,cannot go out of Country for "sitting" too Long.If had this book during "Gap Year",would have gone.Post Haste.This is a book to advise Not Waiting.I personally enjoyed"Groceries",the name from "Richard" in TX@Ashram.Film leaves much out.Probably,to keep a lower Rating.Javier Bardem is/was Magic.The Ms.J.Roberts' laugh?Best one ever heard.Love Both~Book,Film.Speaks to Soul.
May 13, 2011
Gift for my Mother on Mothers Day
We both loved the movie and I knew she would love the book. There is alway's some much more in the book version. She loved it!
Sep 23, 2010
Eat, Pray,Love Book
It was a great book to read and it came in great condition and i would recommend it to anybody to read.
Aug 27, 2010
Gilbert is too self-absorbed and whiny! It's hard to feel empathy with someone who can spend a whole year traveling to exotic locations to get in touch with herself. If she were poor, raising a family, with a 9 to 5 job, and older parents to take care of she wouldn't have time to bemoan how it sucks to be her.
Publishers Weekly, 2005-11-21 Gilbert (The Last American Man ) grafts the structure of romantic fiction upon the inquiries of reporting in this sprawling yet methodical travelogue of soul-searching and self-discovery. Plagued with despair after a nasty divorce, the author, in her early 30s, divides a year equally among three dissimilar countries, exploring her competing urges for earthly delights and divine transcendence. First, pleasure: savoring Italy's buffet of delights - the world's best pizza, free-flowing wine and dashing conversation partners - Gilbert consumes la dolce vita as spiritual succor. "I came to Italy pinched and thin," she writes, but soon fills out in waist and soul. Then, prayer and ascetic rigor: seeking communion with the divine at a sacred ashram in India, Gilbert emulates the ways of yogis in grueling hours of meditation, struggling to still her churning mind. Finally, a balancing act in Bali, where Gilbert tries for equipoise "betwixt and between" realms, studies with a merry medicine man and plunges into a charged love affair. Sustaining a chatty, conspiratorial tone, Gilbert fully engages readers in the year's cultural and emotional tapestry - conveying rapture with infectious brio, recalling anguish with touching candor - as she details her exotic tableau with history, anecdote and impression. (On sale Feb. 20) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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