Journeys of Simplicity: Traveling Light with Thomas Merton, Bashō, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard and Others
SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2007 - Simplicity - 144 pages
Where do our journeys take us?
What do we leave behind?
What do we carry with us?
How do we find our way?
You are invited to consider a more graceful way of traveling through life. With arresting clarity, Journeys of Simplicity offers vignettes of forty travelers and the few, ordinary things they carried with them-from place to place, from day to day, from birth to death.
Edward Abbey - Nellie Bly - Raymond Carver - Dorothy Day - Marcel Duchamp - Dolores Garcia - Emma "Grandma" Gatewood - Mohandas Gandhi - Peter Matthiessen - William Least Heat Moon - John Muir - Robert Pirsig - Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton - Henry David Thoreau - Father Zossima - and others
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TeresaLuneau - LibraryThing
I had no idea what a treasure I would be getting when I ordered this little book. It is so much more than a book about travel or simplifying one’s life or any of the other trendy topics on the best ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jolyonpatten - LibraryThing
One of my desert island books. Lovely pieces from all over the place, including Thomas Merton and Raymond Carver as standouts (for me). Much to learn. Read full review
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