The Compass [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Compass is a life transformation novel that will guide you on a journey of self-discovery. At the core of The Compass are specific lessons about belief systems and understanding who you really are in order to live out your destiny.

Jonathan, the main character, escapes his suburban life after a tragedy that alters his plans for the future. Paralyzed by grief, he decides to journey across the globe in an effort to realign his inner compass. He sets off with just a backpack, ...

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The Compass

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Overview

The Compass is a life transformation novel that will guide you on a journey of self-discovery. At the core of The Compass are specific lessons about belief systems and understanding who you really are in order to live out your destiny.

Jonathan, the main character, escapes his suburban life after a tragedy that alters his plans for the future. Paralyzed by grief, he decides to journey across the globe in an effort to realign his inner compass. He sets off with just a backpack, leaving behind his career, friends, family, and home. His travels begin in the dessert of Nevada, continue on to the pristine mountains of the Adirondacks, and then to a medieval village in Romania. At each destination, Jonathan encounters a pivotal person who offers a major life lesson, and he begins to realize that each individual was placed on his path for a reason.

The Compass is a metaphor for the journey of our lives.

In the tradition of the The Alchemist, The Compass provides readers with specific life lessons about authenticity, self-empowerment, and belief in their dreams. As humans we are all connected—by love, pain, and sometimes even by tragedies or events we cannot control. Each one of us travels a unique path, yet we are linked by experiences and emotions. In this connectedness, there is life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593156114
  • Publisher: Vanguard Press
  • Publication date: 4/13/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 419 KB

Meet the Author

John Spencer Ellis is America's leading expert on personal development and healthy living. He is the fitness and lifestyle expert on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County and Daybreak OC. John is the producer of the documentary, The Compass.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2014

    Received this book as a gift; to be honest would not have bought

    Received this book as a gift; to be honest would not have bought it myself.
    The book is nothing special, and it reminded me of the Alchemist by Paul Coelho, and I think Kling and Ellis just copied the Alchemist.
    It is also clear that neither of them have ever been to any of the places the main character travels to. The way for instance they describe Amersfoort
    is very inaccurate. 
    The life lessons are nothing new, or anything I haven't read before.Don't waste your time or money on this book!

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