Lost, Kidnapped, Eaten Alive!: True Stories from a Curious Traveler (Paperback)

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Whether she is lost in a parallel universe, kidnapped in the scorching Tunisian desert, or eaten alive by the blood-sucking denizens of tropical north Queensland, King's stories-poignant, quirky, and often quite funny-are always inspiring and entertaining. Join Laurie studying French kissing in Paris ... tracking lions on foot in Botswana ... searching for signs of an erotic goddess in Ireland ... marrying a Maasai warrior in Kenya ... chasing lemurs in Madagascar ... sampling the world's most expensive coffee in Bali ... and eating her way across southern Italy.

About the Author

Laurie McAndish King is an award-winning travel writer whose essays have aired on public radio and been published in Lonely Planet, Travelers’ Tales, Bay Area Travel Writers, and Wanderland Writers literary anthologies. Her story “Silk from Ashes”—about one determined woman, her bra, and 11,640 insect eggs—won a Lowell Thomas gold award for cultural tourism.

Praise For…

An engaging, meticulously observed journey that brings other cultures alive.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780985267278
Publisher: Destination Insights
Publication Date: July 2014
Pages: 282