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Devotion: A Memoir (P.S.) - Dani Shapiro
Devotion: A Memoir (P.S.)
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In one sense, Dani Shapiro's slightly tardy midlife crisis began with her young son's prodding questions about God and other ominous subject. In another, it had been festering ever since childhood. Her personal search for core beliefs led her back into the wisdom of her Jewish roots and forward... show more
In one sense, Dani Shapiro's slightly tardy midlife crisis began with her young son's prodding questions about God and other ominous subject. In another, it had been festering ever since childhood. Her personal search for core beliefs led her back into the wisdom of her Jewish roots and forward into meditation retreats and Eastern religions. For counsel, she sought counsel from a rabbi, a yogi, and a Buddhist monk. In hardcover, Devotion: A Memoir was compared, usually favorably with Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love. A fine choice for spiritually minded women.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061628351 (0061628352)
ASIN: 61628352
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it
0.0 Devotion: A Memoir
I've mentioned this before - and the more I experience the life of a book reviewer/blogger, the more I firmly believe this to be true - books have a way of coming across our path when they are most needed, when they will speak to us the most. Over the past two-plus years, as I have finally started p...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 Devotion: A Memoir
From the first page, I believed that Dani Shapiro was presenting an honest appraisal of her search for herself and the meaning of her life. As she pretty much bares her soul and her secrets, she seems to be exposing her fears and weaknesses in an effort to face them in the light of day and better de...
florinda3rs
florinda3rs rated it
There’s something about entering parenthood that can prompt those who’ve drifted away from the religion of their upbringing to consider a return to it. In my own story, the wish to make a religious framework part of our son’s education led my first husband and me back to the Catholic Church around t...
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