By Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez
Spanning approximately 50 years of relatives background, the e-book chronicles the impressive lives of 2 artistic skills, Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez. It's a narrative of pop and son set opposed to the backdrop of Hollywood; this narrative is equipped round their actual and non secular trip alongside the Camino de Santiago, Spain, the thousand-year-old pilgrimage direction which traverses Galicia.
It is the realm from which Sheen's father emigrated to the U.S. and to which Estevez's personal son has again. alongside the way in which will concentration not only at the lives those males have selected as artists, but additionally (and most significantly) at the one they've got lived jointly. it's a tale of family members bonds and creative advances and setbacks; of excellent offerings and difficult offerings; of possibilities misplaced and possibilities stumbled on.
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