To Shake the Sleeping Self

To Shake the Sleeping Self : A Quest for a Life with No Regret

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'Liberating and life affirming' Fearne Cotton

'A thrilling, tender, utterly absorbing book. It's an unforgettable debut' Cheryl Strayed

A soul-stirring read for the wanderer in each of us, To Shake the Sleeping Self is an unforgettable reflection on adventure, identity and a life lived without regret.

On the eve of turning thirty, terrified of being funnelled into a life he didn't choose, Jedidiah Jenkins quit his dream job and spent sixteen months cycling from Oregon to Patagonia. He chronicled the trip online, where his photos and reflections drew hundreds of thousands of followers, all gathered around the question: What makes a life worth living?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 21mm | 239g
  • Rider & Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1846047048
  • 9781846047046
  • 26,044

Review Text

Jedidiah Jenkins is a storyteller and one of those humans that makes everything about them seem inviting
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Review quote

I am in awe ... you must pick up a copy. It's liberating and life affirming in multiple ways -- Fearne Cotton Thrilling, tender, utterly absorbing ... Every chapter shimmered with truth ... An unforgettable debut -- Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild Thought-provoking and inspirational . . . This uplifting memoir and travelogue will remind readers of the power of movement for the body and the soul * Publishers Weekly * Jedidiah Jenkins is a storyteller and one of those humans that makes everything about them seem inviting * USA Today * Jedidiah Jenkins is a mystic disguised as a millennial -- Tom Shadyac, author of Life's Operating Manual
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About Jedidiah Jenkins

Jedidiah Jenkins is a New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur and Instagram personality. Jenkins began his professional career with the non-profit Invisible Children, where he helped orchestrate multinational campaigns to end the use of child soldiers in central Africa. He is the executive editor of Wilderness magazine; Jenkins's work has appeared in the Paris Review and Good magazine, and he has been covered by National Geographic.
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Rating details

12,978 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 32% (4,108)
4 37% (4,842)
3 23% (3,049)
2 6% (796)
1 1% (183)
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