Hard Travel to Sacred Places (Paperback)

By Rudolph Wurlitzer

Shambhala, 9781570621178, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 1995



On a journey through Southeast Asia, a writer discovers the survival of age-old truths in a world gone mad. "A brilliant corrective to euphemistic travel writing and a profound look at the spiritual life under duress... Wurlitzer sets a new standard of truth for the widening crowd of those who would write about the spiritual life." - San Francisco Chronicle "A dark jewel, sharp and compact...what a rare thing Wurlitzer has written: a book of spirit that cuts to the bone." - Voice Literary Supplement "Favorite 25 books of 1994.

About the Author

Rudolph Wurlitzer is a screenwriter, novelist, and essayist. He wrote the screenplay for Little Buddha, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. His short fiction and articles have appeared in "Esquire, Atlantic Monthly, Saturday Evening Post, " and "Rolling Stone. " His novel "Nog" is an underground classic.