The Resource The worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond, Torre DeRoche

The worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond, Torre DeRoche

Label
The worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond
Title
The worrier's guide to the end of the world
Title remainder
love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Torre DeRoche
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A funny and heartwarming story of one woman's attempt to walk off a lifetime of fear -- with a soulmate, bad shoes, and lots of wine. Torre DeRoche is at rock bottom following a breakup and her father's death when she crosses paths with the goofy and spirited Masha, who is pusuing her dream of walking the world. When Masha invites Torre to join her pilgrimage through Tuscany -- drinking wine, foraging wild berries, and twirling on hillsides -- Torre straps on a pair of flimsy street shoes and gets rambling. But the magical hills of Italy are nothing like the dusty and merciless roads of India where the pair wind up, improvising a pilgrimage in the footsteps of Gandhi along his march to the seaside. Hoping to catch the nobleman's fearlessless by osmosis and end the journey as wise, svelte, and kick-ass warriors, they are instead unravelled by worry that this might be one adventure too far. Coming face-to-face with their worst fears, they discover the power of friendship to save us from our darkest moments"--
  • "A lively memoir chronicling the unforgettable friendship of Torre and Masha, two women who join together on an exhilarating, harrowing pilgrimage through India, walking 240 miles in Gandhi's footsteps along the Salt March"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeRoche, Torre
Dewey number
915.404
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS414.2
LC item number
.D47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DeRoche, Torre
  • DeRoche, Torre
  • Vapnitchnaia, Masha
  • Vapnitchnaia, Masha
  • Gandhi
  • Women travelers
  • Women travelers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
  • India
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
The worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond, Torre DeRoche
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 259 pages
Isbn
9781580056854
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017025963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)968771598
  • 1683794
  • (OCoLC)ocn968771598
  • 1683794
Label
The worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond, Torre DeRoche
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 259 pages
Isbn
9781580056854
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017025963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)968771598
  • 1683794
  • (OCoLC)ocn968771598
  • 1683794

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