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Feb 01, 2011
| ISBN 9780143118701
Jan 05, 2010
| ISBN 9780670021659
Jan 05, 2010
| ISBN 9781101189832
Jan 05, 2010
| 510 Minutes
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Feb 01, 2011 | ISBN 9780143118701
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Jan 05, 2010 | ISBN 9781101189832
Jan 05, 2010 | ISBN 9781101154465
The #1 New York Times bestselling follow-up to Eat, Pray, Love–an intimate and erudite celebration of love—from the author of Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.
The #1 New York Times bestselling follow-up to Eat Pray Love—an intimate and erudite celebration of love from the author of Big Magic and City of Girls.
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 horrific divorces. Enough said.) But providence intervened one day in the form of the United States government, whichâ€”after unexpectedly detaining Felipe at an American border crossingâ€”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.
Elizabeth Gilbert is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic, Eat Pray Love, and several other internationally bestselling books of fiction and nonfiction. Gilbert began her career writing for Harper’s Bazaar, Spin, the New York Times Magazine, and GQ, and was a three-time finalist for the… More about Elizabeth Gilbert
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