The Green Desert
The Green Desert

The Green Desert

A Silent Retreat


224 Pages, 5.38 x 8.25

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: January 2004

ISBN 9780824521332

Price: $18.95


The story of one burned-out advertising executive's silent retreat in the Sonoran desert, this heartfelt diary of 15 days in the desert chronicles her inner journey from a comfortable life to starting over in midlife.


"Original and thought-provoking, this story of one woman's struggle to find God is written with intelligence, grace and beauty." —Carol Gold-Lande, senior vice president, J. Walter Thompson Advertising

Author Biography

Rita Winters is an award-winning writer and former executive creative director at J. Walter Thompson, one of the world’s leading advertising agencies. She lives in Chicago.