NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “With profitable candor, Jedidiah Jenkins takes us with him as he bicycles throughout continents and delves deeply into his personal Stunning center.”—Cheryl Strayed, creator of Wild and Tiny Stunning Things
On the eve of turning thirty, frightened of being funneled right into a lifestyles he didn’t make a choice, Jedidiah Jenkins hand over his dream task and spent 16 months biking from Oregon to Patagonia. He chronicled the go back and forth on Instagram, the place his footage and reflections drew loads of heaps of fans, all collected across the query: What makes a lifestyles value dwelling?
In this unflinchingly truthful memoir, Jed narrates his journey—the folks and puts he encountered on his option to the ground of the arena—in addition to the inner journey that began all of it. As he traverses towns, mountains, and internal obstacles, Jenkins grapples with the query of what it approach to be an grownup, his fight to reconcile his sexual id along with his conservative Christian upbringing, and his trust in trip so to wake us as much as lifestyles again house.
A soul-stirring learn for the wanderer in each and every people, To Shake the Slumbering Self is an unforgettable mirrored image on journey, id, and a lifestyles lived with out feel sorry about.
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“[Jenkins is] a man deeply attached to his private reality and in order that refreshingly provide.”—Rich Roll, creator of Finding Ultra
“That is a lot more than a ebook a few motorcycle journey. This can be a deep soul deepening us. Jedidiah Jenkins is a mystic disguised as a millennial.”—Tom Shadyac, creator of Life’s Running Manual
“Concept-upsetting and inspirational . . . This uplifting memoir and travelogue will remind readers of the ability of motion for the frame and the soul.”—Publishers Weekly