Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Eat, pray, eat : one man's accidental search for equanimity, equilibrium and enlightenment [text (large print)] / Michael Booth.

By: Booth, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 375 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444812978 (hbk.); 1444812971.Subject(s): Booth, Michael -- Travel -- India | Spiritual biography | Prānāyāma | Food habits -- India | Cooking, Indic | Large type books | India -- Description and travelGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: 915.4'04532 Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Terminally disappointed, and regularly the worse for wine, Michael Booth needed to change his lifestyle. Instead, he travels with his wife and two young children to the Indian subcontinent to write the definitive book on Indian food. From Delhi to Amritsar and the Taj Mahal, they meet the locals, sampling their different cuisines along the way. In Rajasthan they dine like maharajas before heading for Mumbai and the slums of Dharavi. But Booth's plan is derailed when his metaphysical, middle-aged malaise spirals deeper. Fortunately, his wife enrols Michael in a yoga bootcamp, and he is helped by a meditation guru to find equanimity and equilibrium. But can he ever regain his balance, overcome his addictions and face up to life as a husband and father?
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due
Large Print Davis (Central) Library
Large Print
Large Print B BOO 1 Available

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Terminally disappointed, fatally distracted and, more often than not, considerably the worse for wine, journalist Michael Booth really needed to make some major changes to his life. Instead, he embarks on an ambitious, self-indulgent but ultimately doomed attempt to write the definitive book on Indian food.

Terminally disappointed, and regularly the worse for wine, Michael Booth needed to change his lifestyle. Instead, he travels with his wife and two young children to the Indian subcontinent to write the definitive book on Indian food. From Delhi to Amritsar and the Taj Mahal, they meet the locals, sampling their different cuisines along the way. In Rajasthan they dine like maharajas before heading for Mumbai and the slums of Dharavi. But Booth's plan is derailed when his metaphysical, middle-aged malaise spirals deeper. Fortunately, his wife enrols Michael in a yoga bootcamp, and he is helped by a meditation guru to find equanimity and equilibrium. But can he ever regain his balance, overcome his addictions and face up to life as a husband and father?

Adult.

11 19 22 27 37 82 96 114 115 151