The Rope in the Water A Pilgrimage to India

By: Fraser, Sylvia

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Some edge wear to extremities of both book and dust jacket, previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 7.90 X 5.50 X 2 inches; 352 pages; "At Kovalam beach on India's southwestern shore I plunge into the Arabian Sea, the same soft temperature as the air...Looking shoreward, I see lifeguards gesturing. Since I'm much further than I imagined, I begin a determined swim toward them...The lifeguards continue to blast and gesture, but I'm powerless against the riptide irresistibly sweeping me out to sea. Though my situation appears hopeless, I'm about to undergo the most remarkable and mysterious event of my life...." So begins The Rope in the Water, the story of Sylvia Fraser's three-month pilgrimage to India in search of "something larger than myself, something deeper, something more."Travelling 12,000 kilometers across deserts and through jungles, Fraser visits sacred sites such as the twilight city of Varanasi on the Ganges, dense with the smoke of hun

Title: The Rope in the Water A Pilgrimage to India

Author Name: Fraser, Sylvia

Categories: Asia, Travel, India,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen & Son: 2001

ISBN Number: 0919028438

ISBN Number 13: 9780919028432

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 16873

Keywords: India ganges varanasi pilgrim