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The Map of Enough: One Woman's Search for Place
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Counterpoint
Publication date March 11, 2014
Pages 292
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781619022362
ISBN-10 1619022362
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $25.00
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Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long. Growing up moving from foreign country to foreign country, just like her father and grandfather, she became attached to her identity as a global woman from nowhere. But, on the verge of turning thirty years old, everything changed.

Molly and her fiancé Chris suddenly move to 107 acres in Montana, land her family owns but rarely visits, with the idea of staying for only a year. Surrounded by tall grass, deep woods, and the presence of predators, the young couple starts the challenging and often messy process of building a traditional Mongolian yurt from scratch. They finally finish just on the cusp of winter, in a below-zero degree snowstorm. For Molly it is her first real home, yet a nomadic one, this one concession meant to be dissembled and moved at will.

Yurt-life gives her rare exposure to nature, to the elements, to the wildlife all around them. It also feels contrary to the modern world, and this triggers in Molly an exploration of what home means to the emergent generation. In today’s age, has globalization and technology taught us that something better, the next best thing, is always out there? How does any young adult establish roots, and how do we decide what kind of life we want to lead? How much, ever, is enough?


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Hardcover
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from Counterpoint (March 11, 2014)
9781619022362 | details & prices | 292 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780373702206 Book cover for 9781619024748
 
from Counterpoint (January 13, 2015)
9781619024748 | details & prices | 292 pages | 4.75 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long.
With Christine Hella Cott | from Harlequin Books (July 1, 1986); titled "Cinnamon Hearts"
9780373702206 | details & prices | List price $2.75
This edition also contains Cinnamon Hearts
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