The Shooting Star

The Shooting Star  (English, Paperback, Nath Shivya)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin Random House India
    • Genre: Travel
    • ISBN: 9780143443193, 0143443194
    • Pages: 216
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    Shivya Nath quit her corporate job at age twenty-three to travel the world. She gave up her home and the need for a permanent address, sold most of her possessions and embarked on a nomadic journey that has taken her everywhere from remote Himalayan villages to the Amazon rainforests of Ecuador. Along the way, she lived with an indigenous Mayan community in Guatemala, hiked alone in the Ecuadorian Andes, got mugged in Costa Rica, swam across the border from Costa Rica to Panama, slept under a meteor shower in the cracked salt desert of Gujarat and learnt to conquer her deepest fears. With its vivid descriptions, cinematic landscapes, moving encounters and uplifting adventures, The Shooting Star is a travel memoir that maps not just the world but the human spirit.
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    • 198 mm
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    • 129 mm
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    5

    Wonderful

    So I had been following the author on the instagram for a while, and her post really makes my day.
    About this book, I really enjoy reading the book. The style, with its all honesty is quite refreshing and appropriate. Rather than a linear approach, she had written it like a memory rather than every other story. How the life doesn't always have an order but things fall in to place, step by step in to the beautiful journey. It was not a surprise when it became a best seller.
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    Good quality product

    I am in love with this book... All the scenes were narrated so clearly.... The rann of kutch; Costa Rica; Guatemala;Central America...All places are narrated in an awesome way.... If I got a chance in my life I will definitely like to visit these places....
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    Yogender Singh

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    Apr, 2019

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    Really Nice

    Just completed the book. I would say its good but not that engaging i was expecting. some points are inspiring but overall just ok.
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    Santosh Kumar

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    Mar, 2019

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    Nice product

    Good.... could have been better
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    Sachin Kumar

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    5

    Highly recommended

    Very inspiring and motivating to go on solo tour.. A girl who knows no boundary
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    5

    Simply awesome

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    5

    Worth every penny

    I am deeply inspired with this book. I would have to say this is the best travelling experience as well as real life experience book i have ever read....
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    Fabulous!

    Imagination turned into reality, enchanting read.
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    Brilliant

    Oh .... this is simply Awesome. IT WILL ENCOURAGE YOU DAMN SERIOUSLY TO TRAVEL.
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    Q:I've been a regular follower of her blogs at the-shooting-star. The way she expressess her experiences is just awesome. Just wanted to know whether this copy is a autographed one or not?
    A:No, it's not the autographed one. I was also expecting an autographed book but later got to know that, for an autographed book and have to attend a book launch which is organized at different places
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    Q:how much pages
    A:Around 200
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    Q:whats the book about
    A:A girl who decided to leave her job and travel the world at her own. There are beautiful segments of her journey which inspires one to live there dream and believe in themselves
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    Q:what places has been highlighted in this book?
    A:Costa Rica to Panama.
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