Desert Sojourn: A Woman's Forty Days and Nights Alone

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Basic Books, Jul 12, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
At age 31, having left a stifling decade-long marriage, Debi Holmes-Binney set off alone into the harsh Utah desert to find direction and spiritual renewal. Armed with only basic supplies and her writing journals, she planned to spend forty days and nights alone; what followed was an extended sojourn in a place by turns physically terrifying, psychologically invigorating, and gloriously beautiful. Desert Sojourn is a wonderfully fresh, perceptive, and moving account of self-discovery that will appeal to both physical and spiritual adventurers.

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After a failed marriage and a need to find herself, Debi Holmes-Binney decides to embark upon a 40-day desert experience to find herself. She barely gets there before she encounters a rainstorm and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angela Kidd Shinozaki - Goodreads

I picked this up randomly when searching Utah travel guides for an upcoming trip, and boy am I glad I did. They say the right book in the right moment. This is self discovery at its finest. But don't ... Read full review


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Binney-Freelance writer

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