By Gideon Lewis-Kraus
Irreverent, relocating, hilarious, and thought-provoking, A feel of Direction is Lewis-Kraus's stunning riff at the perpetual struggle among self-discipline and hope, and its attendant casualties. throughout 3 pilgrimages and plenty of hundreds and hundreds of miles - the thousand-year-old Camino de Santiago, a solo circuit of eighty-eight Buddhist temples at the eastern island of Shikoku, and, with his father and brother, an annual mass migration to the tomb of a recognized Hasidic mystic within the Ukraine - he completes an idiosyncratic odyssey to the guts of a relations secret and a human issue: How will we come to phrases with what has been and what's - and be able ahead, with purpose?
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