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

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Seal Press,
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2017.
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First edition.
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English
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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 fearlessness 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.
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subject_facetDeRoche, Torre -- Travel -- India
DeRoche, Torre -- Travel -- Italy
Gandhi, -- Mahatma, -- 1869-1948
India -- Description and travel
Italy -- Description and travel
Vapnitchnaia, Masha -- Travel -- India
Vapnitchnaia, Masha -- Travel -- Italy
Women travelers -- India -- Biography
Women travelers -- Italy -- Biography
title_displayThe worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond
title_fullThe worrier's guide to the end of the world : love, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond / Torre DeRoche
title_shortThe worrier's guide to the end of the world
title_sublove, loss, and other catastrophes through Italy, India, and beyond
topic_facetDeRoche, Torre
Description and travel
Gandhi
Travel
Vapnitchnaia, Masha
Women travelers