Pilgrim Maya

Pilgrim Maya

Pilgrim Maya

Pilgrim Maya



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Maya Marinovich has lost her husband and baby daughter in a freak car crash. Why
did she survive? Should she even exist? Maya travels from Boston to San Francisco,
embarking on a personal pilgrimage, desperate for a way forward. First Maya gets
involved brie y, but passionately, with the leader of a Japanese cult movement
called The Lost Tribe. Next Maya lands a job as an assistant property manager for
The Bon Vivants, a group of artists, dancers, writers, and musicians who live in a
co-housing building in Oakland called The Laundry. After a summer of making
friends, and beginning to enjoy life again, Maya learns details about the accident
that send her spiraling back into depression. In the final section, Maya meets
spiritual teachers Eli Ronen and his wife Reva, and begins a lifelong process of
healing and transformation.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940165809361
Publisher: Bela Breslau
Publication date: 08/01/2022
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 456 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Bela just completed her first novel, Pilgrim Maya, a collaboration with her husband Stephen Billias. Bela is also working on a second book currently, a family history/memoir/biography of her late father, a Jewish chicken farmer in Connecticut.

Stephen Billias is the author of seven published science fiction/fantasy novels, including The American Book of the Dead and Quest for the Thirty-Six, and one collection of literary short stories, A Book of Fields, from Odeon Press in 2019. Stephen has also written several screenplays. In 2005 he sold a film treatment with director/writer John Harrison to The Walt Disney Company for Disney's Animated Features Division. In 2009, Stephen co-produced the documentary Seeking the 36 with director/writer Dennis Lanson. From 2006 to 2016, Mr. Billias and his wife Bela Breslau operated the Shintaido Farm, a center for the practice the Japanese body movement and martial art Shintaido, on River Road in Deerfield.

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