Committed : A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage
The author of the best-selling Eat, Pray, Love chronicles how the U.S. government gave her and her Brazilian-born lover, Felipe, an ultimatum--marry or Felipe cannot enter the country again--and how she tackled her fears of marriage by trying to discover through historical research, interviews and personal reflection what this stubbornly enduring old institution actually is. Simultaneous.
- 132.08 x 147.32 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
- 05 Jan 2010
- Penguin Putnam Inc
- Penguin USA
- New York, NY, United States
About Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert is the author of a short story collection, "Pilgrims"-a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and winner of the 1999 John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares-and a novel, "Stern Men." A Pushcart Prize winner and National Magazine Award-nominated journalist, she works as writer-at-large for "GQ." Her journalism has been published in "Harper's Bazaar," "Spin," and "The New York Times Magazine," and her stories have appeared in "Esquire," "Story," and the "Paris Review."