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No description available, b A glorious sweeping novel of desire ambition and the thirst for knowledge from the New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and Committed b br br In The Signature of All Things Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love adventure and discovery Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker a poor born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia Born in Henry s brilliant daughter Alma who inherits both her father s money and his mind ultimately becomes a botanist of considerable gifts herself As Alma s research takes her deeper into the mysteries of evolution she falls in love with a man named Ambrose Pike who makes incomparable paintings of orchids and who draws her in the exact opposite direction into the realm of the spiritual the divine and the magical Alma is a clear minded scientist Ambrose a utopian artist but what unites this unlikely couple is a desperate need to understand the workings of this world and the mechanisms behind all life br br Exquisitely researched and told at a galloping pace The Signature of All Things soars across the globe from London to Peru to Philadelphia to Tahiti to Amsterdam and beyond Along the way the story is peopled with unforgettable characters missionaries abolitionists adventurers astronomers sea captains geniuses and the quite mad But most memorable of all it is the story of Alma Whittaker who born in the Age of Enlightenment but living well into the Industrial Revolution bears witness to that extraordinary moment in human history when all the old assumptions about science religion commerce and class were exploding into dangerous new ideas Written in the bold questing spirit of that singular time Gilbert s wise deep and spellbinding tale is certain to capture the hearts and minds of readers, A celebrated writer s irresistible candid and eloquent account of her pursuit of worldly pleasure spiritual devotion and what she really wanted out of life br br Around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned thirty she went through an early onslaught midlife crisis She had everything an educated ambitious American woman was supposed to want a husband a house a successful career But instead of feeling happy and fulfilled she was consumed with panic grief and confusion She went through a divorce a crushing depression another failed love and the eradication of everything she ever thought she was supposed to be br br To recover from all this Gilbert took a radical step In order to give herself the time and space to find out who she really was and what she really wanted she got rid of her belongings quit her job and undertook a yearlong journey around the world all alone Eat Pray Love is the absorbing chronicle of that year Her aim was to visit three places where she could examine one aspect of her own nature set against the backdrop of a culture that has traditionally done that one thing very well In Rome she studied the art of pleasure learning to speak Italian and gaining the twenty three happiest pounds of her life India was for the art of devotion and with the help of a native guru and a surprisingly wise cowboy from Texas she embarked on four uninterrupted months of spiritual exploration In Bali she studied the art of balance between worldly enjoyment and divine transcendence She became the pupil of an elderly medicine man and also fell in love the best way unexpectedly br br An intensely articulate and moving memoir of self discovery Eat Pray Love is about what can happen when you claim responsibility for your own contentment and stop trying to live in imitation of society s ideals It is certain to touch anyone who has ever woken up to the unrelenting need for change, b Look out for Elizabeth Gilbert s new book i Big Magic Creative Living Beyond Fear i on sale now b br br br At the end of her bestselling memoir i Eat Pray Love i 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 i Committed i 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