ISBN10: 0061628352 ISBN13: 9780061628351 Publisher: Perennial Published: Feb 8 2011 Pages: 246 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Settling into the responsibilities and routines of adulthood, Dani Shapiro found herself with more questions than answers. Was this all life wasa hodgepodge of errands, dinner dates, e-mails, meetings, to-do lists? What did it all mean? Having grown up in a deeply religious and traditional family, Shapiro had no personal sense of faith, despite her repeated attempts to create a connection to something greater. Set adrift by lossher father's early death, the life-threatening illness of her infant son, her troubled relationship with her mothershe recognized the challenge at the heart of her anxiety: What did she believe? Devotion is a spiritual detective story, a literary excavation to the core of a life. At once poignant, funny, intensely personal, and completely universal, it is the story of a woman whose search for meaning in a constantly changing world ultimately leads her home.