Publisher: Atria Books; First Printing edition (April 1, 2001)
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it's been approximately 3 a long time when you consider that Shirley MacLaine started out her courageous and public dedication to chronicling her own quest for non secular figuring out. In testomony to the persistence and power of her message, every one of her 8 mythical bestsellers -- from do not Fall Off the Mountain to My fortunate Stars -- maintains this present day to draw, dazzle, and rework numerous new readers. Now Shirley is again -- along with her such a lot breathtakingly strong and certain ebook but. this can be the tale of a trip. it's the eagerly expected and altogether startling end result of Shirley MacLaine's remarkable -- and eventually profitable -- highway via lifestyles. The riveting odyssey begun with a couple of nameless handwritten letters imploring Shirley to make a tricky pilgrimage alongside the Santiago de Compostela Camino in Spain. all through heritage, numerous illustrious pilgrims from in all places Europe have taken up the path. it really is an historic -- and allegedly enchanted -- pilgrimage. humans from St. Francis of Assisi and Charlemagne to Ferdinand and Isabella to Dante and Chaucer have taken the adventure, which includes an almost 500-mile trek throughout highways, mountains and valleys, towns and cities, and fields. Now it might be Shirley's flip. For Shirley, the Camino was once either an severe religious and actual problem. a girl in her 6th decade finishing the sort of grueling journey strolling in thirty days at twenty miles in keeping with day used to be not anything wanting impressive. yet much more unbelievable used to be the course she took spiritually: again hundreds of thousands of years, via earlier lives to the very starting place of the universe. Immensely talented with intelligence, interest, heat, and a profound openness to humans and locations outdoors her personal event, Shirley MacLaine is actually an American treasure. And once more, she brings her inimitable characteristics of brain and center to her writing. Balancing and negotiating the revelations encouraged through the mysterious power of the Camino, she continued her arduous trip to Compostela until eventually it steadily gave solution to a much more common voyage: that of the soul. via more than a few striking and releasing visions and revelations, Shirley observed into the which means of the cosmos, together with the secrets and techniques of the traditional civilizations of Atlantis and Lemuria, insights into human genesis, the essence of gender and sexuality, and the real route to larger love. With wealthy perception, humility, and her trademark grace, Shirley MacLaine lightly leads us on a sacred event towards an inexpressibly transcendent climax. The Camino grants readers the adventure of one thousand lifetimes.