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Un dia con un perfecto desconocido

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La Conversación continúa.Lo último que quería era hablar de Dios.Hablar con él ni le había cruzado por la mente.Mattie Cominsky es una madre dedicada a su familia que se siente abandonada por su esposo, un adicto al trabajo. Cuando su esposo llega a casa un día con el cuento de que acaba de cenar con Dios, Mattie piensa que ha llegado el momento de ponerle fin a su matrimonio ingrato. Convencida de que Nick se ha vuelto un fanático religioso, Mattie —una agnóstica—, ve en un viaje de negocios la oportunidad ideal para reflexionar sobre su matrimonio y el camino que su vida ha tomado.Una vez en el avión, Mattie siente cierto alivio al descubrir que su vecino de asiento comparte su desprecio por la religión. Después de relatar el giro inesperado en la vida de su esposo, la conversación entre los dos no tarda en convertirse en una fascinante exploración de la espiritualidad, Dios y la búsqueda de una comunicación trascendente.A medida que el escepticismo de Mattie se expresa ante la visión perceptiva de este desconocido, ella se enfrenta a su anhelo secreto de una verdadera intimidad y una realización duradera. Y cuando él aborda ciertos acontecimientos en la vida de ella de los que nada podría saber, Mattie comienza a preguntarse si no ha juzgado mal no sólo a Nick sino también al Dios en que ahora dice creer. ¿Quién es este hombre que parece conocer los rincones más secretos de su alma?


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La Conversación continúa.Lo último que quería era hablar de Dios.Hablar con él ni le había cruzado por la mente.Mattie Cominsky es una madre dedicada a su familia que se siente abandonada por su esposo, un adicto al trabajo. Cuando su esposo llega a casa un día con el cuento de que acaba de cenar con Dios, Mattie piensa que ha llegado el momento de ponerle fin a su matrimonio ingrato. Convencida de que Nick se ha vuelto un fanático religioso, Mattie —una agnóstica—, ve en un viaje de negocios la oportunidad ideal para reflexionar sobre su matrimonio y el camino que su vida ha tomado.Una vez en el avión, Mattie siente cierto alivio al descubrir que su vecino de asiento comparte su desprecio por la religión. Después de relatar el giro inesperado en la vida de su esposo, la conversación entre los dos no tarda en convertirse en una fascinante exploración de la espiritualidad, Dios y la búsqueda de una comunicación trascendente.A medida que el escepticismo de Mattie se expresa ante la visión perceptiva de este desconocido, ella se enfrenta a su anhelo secreto de una verdadera intimidad y una realización duradera. Y cuando él aborda ciertos acontecimientos en la vida de ella de los que nada podría saber, Mattie comienza a preguntarse si no ha juzgado mal no sólo a Nick sino también al Dios en que ahora dice creer. ¿Quién es este hombre que parece conocer los rincones más secretos de su alma?


From the Trade Paperback edition.
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eBook (144 pages)
Published: April 28, 2010
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307494832
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