What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim

What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim

A Midlife Misadventure on Spain's Camino De Santiago Compostela

Book - 2007
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To celebrate her 50th birthday and face the challenges of mid-life, Jane Christmas joins 14 women to hike the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Despite a psychic's warning of catfights, death, and a sexy, fair-haired man, Christmas soldiers on. After a week of squabbles, the group splinters and the real adventure begins. In vivid, witty style, she recounts her battles with loneliness, hallucinations of being joined by Steve Martin, as well as picturesque villages and even the fair-haired man. What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim is one trip neither the author nor the reader will forget.
ISBN: 9781553652403
Characteristics: 295 pages :,illustrations, map ;,22 cm.


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Sep 15, 2016

Having walked a small portion of the Camino this past March 2016 with a friend, I thoroughly enjoyed reliving the experience by reading this book. I found the author authentic in her thoughts and feelings and would recommend this book. I love that the author is a Canadian!

Nov 29, 2014

I have been thinking about walking part of the Camino and somehow got this book. I found the title compelling, the book itself most enjoyable to read. I'm planning on reading her other books. Bonus that she comes/came from a Canadian perspective.

Jul 09, 2011

Very entertaining read. Kept my interest level up. Would be interested in doing a pilgrimage, but know the refugios are not for me.

Dec 16, 2010

I found it rather tedious.

Oct 16, 2010

I really enjoyed this novel. Well written, funny, witty and thoughtful.

Apr 13, 2010

Love her writing!!

This book, as well as being funny in spots, was reflective also.

Would recommend it highly.

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