"I absolutely loved this book and didn’t want it to end. ‘Plagued with despair after a nasty divorce, the author, in her early 30s, divides a year equally among three dissimilar countries (Italy, India and Indonesia), exploring her competing urges for earthly delights and divine transcendence.’ (from Publishers Weekly)"
"Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe weren't always famous, but they always thought they would be. They found each other, adrift but determined, on the streets of New York City in the late '60s and made a pact to keep each other afloat until they found their voices--or the world was ready to hear them. (from Amazon.com)"