I received this book through Librarything
's Early Reviewers
program. The novel is a fictional autobiography about a Mormon's conversion experience. It trace's the narrator's spiritual and physical pilgrimage from transcendentalism to Taoism and from Colorado to Colombia. It's supposed to be an homage to Jack Kerouac's [b:On the Road|6288|The Road|Cormac McCarthy|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21E8H3D1JSL._SL75_.jpg|3355573]
. First I'll tackle Kerouac's novel, and then I'll tackle this one.