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Titre : Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace With ...
Éditeur : Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 2010
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : As New
Etat de la jaquette : As New
Signé : Signed By Author
Edition : First Edition, First Printing
This is a fine, as new, hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a fine mylar protected DJ, orange spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Round white AUTOGRAPHED COPY sticker on the DJ. N° de réf. du libraire 052257
Synopsis : At the end of her bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian-born man of Australian citizenship who?d been living in Indonesia when they met. Resettling in America, the couple swore eternal fidelity to each other, but also swore to never, ever, under any circumstances get legally married. (Both were survivors of previous bad divorces. Enough said.) But providence intervened one day in the form of the United States government, which?after unexpectedly detaining Felipe at an American border crossing?gave the couple a choice: they could either get married, or Felipe would never be allowed to enter the country again. Having been effectively sentenced to wed, Gilbert tackled her fears of marriage by delving into this topic completely, trying with all her might to discover through historical research, interviews, and much personal reflection what this stubbornly enduring old institution actually is. Told with Gilbert?s trademark wit, intelligence and compassion, Committed attempts to ?turn on all the lights? when it comes to matrimony, frankly examining questions of compatibility, infatuation, fidelity, family tradition, social expectations, divorce risks and humbling responsibilities. Gilbert?s memoir is ultimately a clear-eyed celebration of love with all the complexity and consequence that real love, in the real world, actually entails.
A propos de l'auteur: Elizabeth Gilbert is an award-winning writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Her short story collection Pilgrims was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award, and her novel Stern Men was a New York Times notable book. In 2002, she published The Last American Man, which was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critic?s Circle Award. She is best known for her 2006 memoir Eat, Pray, Love, which was published in more than thirty languages.
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