Through Painted Deserts

  • by Donald Miller
  • Narrated by Donald Miller
  • 4 hrs and 46 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the author of Blue Like Jazz comes a road-trip memoir about three months spent crossing the country in a Volkswagen camping van, wondering out loud if there is more to life than nine-to-five jobs, than the ruts the entire world seem to be stuck in. Follow Don and Paul as they dive headlong into the deepest of human questions and find answers outside words - answers that have to be experienced to be believed. As you listen to Through Painted Deserts, you'll soon realize this is not just one man's account of finding light, God, and beauty on the open road. Rather, it maps the journey you're already traveling...or soon will be.

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What the Critics Say

"A reminder that life was meant to be lived, not just gotten through." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Insightful and inspiring.

My only complaint about this book is that it's offered only in an abridged format... Miller writes wonderful prose and it's a shame that it's been cut down to fit this format.
Otherwise, though, it's a great book and was tough to put down. Narration by the author was great as well.
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- Joshua D. Suhr

makes you want to quit your job.

great story. i really like donald miller.. easy to relate to.. if i could id quit my job roll around the states in an rv and jot it all down.. great listen to escape from the grind..
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- Michael "Say something about yourself!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-22-2007
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers