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Book To Movie
The Book
Eat, Pray, Love : one woman’s search for everything across Italy, India, and Indonesia

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Summary:  Traces the author's decision to quit her job and travel the world for a year after suffering a midlife crisis and divorce, a journey that took her to three places in her quest to explore her own nature and learn the art of spiritual balance.

Reviews and Author Note

If you like this story, you might like:

Julie and Julia by Julie Powell

When one door closes : reflections from women on life's turning points \ Terri Spahr Nelson, editor

First comes love, then comes malaria : how a Peace Corps poster boy won my heart and a Third-World adventure changed my life by Eve Brown-Waite

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The Movie
Eat, Pray, Love

Rated PG-13

Summary: A married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes how unhappy her marriage really is and that her life needs to go in a new direction.  After a painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery.

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Cast, Producer and Director, More Info

If you like this movie, you might like:
Mona Lisa Smile
Life as a House
Under the Tuscan Sun



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