Left Coast Writers®: Laurie McAndish King - Your Crocodile Has Arrived (Corte Madera)

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

"Enchanting.... Each story reads like a veritable treasure in the 'Cabinets of Curiosity' King deftly describes... an antidote to the streak of snark in so much modern travel writing." — Phil Cousineau

Whether your taste runs to crocodiles or chocolate, ancient relics or flying saucers, you’re sure to find entertainment and illumination in this collection of 21 true stories: Your Crocodile Has Arrived. Join in as Laurie McAndish King

  • Makes a pilgrimage to see a 2,500-year-old tooth.
  • Checks out the world’s largest earthworms — some are as much as twenty feet long.
  • Receives a full-body chocolate massage.
  • Participates in a shamanic ayahuasca ritual.
  • Learns the secrets of alien spaceship propulsion — from an Ivy-League astrophysicist.

Laurie McAndish King grew up in rural Iowa, studied science and philosophy at Cornell College, and has traveled to nearly forty countries — observing with an eye for natural science, and writing with a philosopher’s heart and mind. Her award-winning travel essays and photography have appeared in many publications, including Smithsonian magazine, Travel Channel partner site iExplore.com, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Best Women’s Travel Writing Travelers’ Tales anthology, as well as other magazines and literary anthologies. 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Your Crocodile Has Arrived: More True Stories from a Curious Traveler Cover Image
By Laurie McAndish King, Jim Shubin (Cover Design by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780998661513
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Destination Insights - April 27th, 2017

Whether your taste runs to crocodiles or chocolate, ancient relics or flying saucers, you’re sure to find entertainment and illumination in this collection of 21 true stories from an award-winning author.