The Longest Way Home : One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down, Paperback

The Longest Way Home : One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down Paperback



Andrew McCarthy explores the tumultuous, complicated, and circuitous route he's travelled to finally settle down with one woman, whom he married last August.

Telling this story through the lens of a series of seven exotic trips he's recently taken all over the world (Patagonia, the Amazon, Costa Rica, Baltimore, Vienna, Kilimanjaro, Galway), he'll write about his wanderlust-and other lusts-and connect his obsession with travel with his phobia of commitment.

The story will culminate with one of the most momentous-and terrifying-days of his life: his wedding day.

A thoughtfully observant writer, McCarthy touches on his personal life, his acting career, and his fascination with travel in a truly captivating manner.

Genuine and spirited, The Longest Way Home is the fascinating story of how one man's insight into his relationships with both the people closest to him and the places very new to him allowed him to fully commit to another person.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 8 pp 4c insert; frontispiece
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Travel writing
  • ISBN: 9781476709550



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