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Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace With Marriage

Gilbert, Elizabeth

ISBN 10: 0670021652 / ISBN 13: 9780670021659
Published by Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2010
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This is a fine, as new, hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a fine mylar protected DJ, orange spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Round white AUTOGRAPHED COPY sticker on the DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 052257

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Title: Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace With ...

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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Look out for Elizabeth Gilbert s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on sale now!


At the end of her bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian-born man of Australian citizenship who'd been living in Indonesia when they met. Resettling in America, the couple swore eternal fidelity to each other, but also swore to never, ever, under any circumstances get legally married. (Both were survivors of previous bad divorces. Enough said.) But providence intervened one day in the form of the United States government, which-after unexpectedly detaining Felipe at an American border crossing-gave the couple a choice: they could either get married, or Felipe would never be allowed to enter the country again. Having been effectively sentenced to wed, Gilbert tackled her fears of marriage by delving into this topic completely, trying with all her might to discover through historical research, interviews, and much personal reflection what this stubbornly enduring old institution actually is. Told with Gilbert's trademark wit, intelligence and compassion, Committed attempts to "turn on all the lights" when it comes to matrimony, frankly examining questions of compatibility, infatuation, fidelity, family tradition, social expectations, divorce risks and humbling responsibilities. Gilbert's memoir is ultimately a clear-eyed celebration of love with all the complexity and consequence that real love, in the real world, actually entails."

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Title: Committed( A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage) <>Binding: Hardcover <>Author: ElizabethGilbert <>Publisher: VikingBooks

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