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By Gideon Lewis-Kraus

ISBN-10: 1594487251

ISBN-13: 9781594487255

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ISBN-13: 9781594631498

       In medieval occasions, a pilgrimage gave the common Joe his in basic terms holiday from the day-by-day grind. For Gideon Lewis-Kraus, it gives you a distinct type of break out. made up our minds to prevent the type of constraint that saved his father, a homosexual rabbi, closeted till midlife, he has moved to anything-goes Berlin. however the surfeit of freedom there has all started to paralyze him, and whilst a chum extends a drunken invitation to hitch him on an historical pilgrimage direction throughout Spain, he grabs his shoes, completely happy of the opportunity to be dedicated to whatever and someone. 
       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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