Patrick Pfister is an awfully good writer; Pilgrimage is a real tour de force and
deserves a wide readership."
-Jack Beatty, THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY
"...his travel narratives are as fine as any I've ever read. Pfister is really
good. Go with him." -NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE
"A terrific book... wonderfully written... tale after tale processed through
a person of keen eye and sensibility... he conveys brilliantly the
exhilaration of seeking, of trying, or reaching beyond, no matter where it
takes you." -TOLEDO BLADE
"Winning stories by [a] travel writer who leaves his expectations at home."
-SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Bay Area Best Seller
"Inveterate traveler Pfister recounts a series of journeys that span the globe
and the inner recesses of his own psyche. A born wanderer... he describes
each expedition in vivid detail, investing his experiences with the uniquely
spiritual imprint of a voyager certain that the reward is in the journey rather
than in the destination... luminous..." -BOOKLIST
"Recommended... Readers will get a good sense of the physical and social
landscape... A good book for those who view travel as an opportunity for
serious personal growth." -TRANSITIONS ABROAD
"...adventures from around the globe in well-written and thoughtful
prose... Pfister interweaves the mystical and the everyday... His words
are honest, insightful, and very personal, illustrating his inner journey...
Written with great sympathy and humanity..."