Published: New York : Viking, 2006 Edition: [Various editions] Description: 334 p. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780670034710, 0670034711, 9780143038412 (pbk.), 0143038419 (pbk.), Language: English
Also published: New York : Penguin, 2007. 334 p.
Like many others, around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned 30, she went through an early-onslaught midlife crisis. Although she had everything an educated, ambitious American woman was supposed to want, including a husband, a home, and a successful career as a magazine writer, she was consumed with panic, grief, and confusion. This is an account of her yearlong worldwide pursuit of pleasure, spiritual devotion, guidance, and what she really wanted out of life.
Italy, or, "Say it like you eat it," or, 36 tales about the pursuit of pleasure -- India, or, "Congratulations to meet you," or, 36 tales about the pursuit of devotion -- Indonesia, or, "Even in my underpants, I feel different," or, 36 tales about the pursuit of balance