One Year Lived
by Adam Shepard
Young memoirist sets off into the world for a year to discover his place in it. His yearlong journey, which took two years to save for, was a spirited blend of leisure, volunteerism, and enrichment. Highlights include bullfighting, volunteering, mustering cattle, analyzing the treatment of the Aborigines of Australia, and making love to Ivana on the second most beautiful beach in the world.