The Camino Letters

The Camino Letters

26 Tasks on the Way to Finisterre

Book - 2010
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When Canadian writer and lawyer Julie Kirkpatrick went for a walk in Spain with her teenaged daughter, she intended it to be a holiday in the fresh air, a break from the hectic routine and endless to-do lists of her law practice, and a chance to catch her breath. Thinking that it would help to pass the time she asked 26 friends to set her a task for each day of the pilgrimage. But the tasks came as unexpected gifts, and what began as a light-hearted diversion soon became a journey into the labyrinth of her life. Guided by her tasks and writing with breathtaking honesty, the author takes the reader on a journey full of surprises and tears and laughter. The Camino Letters tells the story of a woman opening herself to the ever-expanding universe, listening to the music of the journey, walking out loud.
Publisher: Millbrook, Ont. : Pyxis Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780986513404
Branch Call Number: 914.61 KIR NVD
Characteristics: 248 p. ; 22 cm


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Lorna Apr 28, 2011

I really enjoyed this. The chapters are quite short, so good for reading at times when you might be interrupted.
A story of how the mystical and the practical collide during a mother-daughter walk on the pilgrim trail.

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