Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures

Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures

Funny Women Write From the Road

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of humorous tales of travel adventures and misadventures by twenty-five contributors--including Anne Lamott, Ellen Degeneres, Sandra Tsing Loh, Sarah Vowell, and Cynthia Kaplan--ranges from being chased by a herd of African elephants to getting bitten by a goddess-possessd healer in Kathmandu. Original.

Perseus Publishing
Travel doesn’t always live up to one’s expectations it sometimes exceeds them. For the 25 women contributors to Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures, hitting the road inspires tales that their friends and families, as well as the readers of this book, will never forget. Readers laugh, cry, and commiserate with these women and their comical, bizarre, and unforgettable adventures including being chased by a herd of 50 African elephants, getting bitten by a goddess-possessed healer in Kathmandu, nightclubbing with a prude in Bangkok’s infamous Patpong sex district, and observing the shenanigans of a delirious new son-in-law in the Himalayas. Contributors include Anne Lamott, Ellen Degeneres, Sandra Tsing Loh, Sarah Vowell, and Cynthia Kaplan.

Travel isn’t always what we dream it will be, but...oh the stories that follow! For the 25 women in this book who packed their sense of humor as they traveled from Alaska to Zanzibar, the journey brought tales of misadventure that their children and grandchildren, and readers of this book, will never forget. Smile, chuckle, and laugh out loud to the candid and comical accounts of these memorable trips.
Brigid Kelso gets bitten and beaten by a healer possessed by a goddess in Kathmandu in "Llamo Dolkar"
"Fifteen Minutes Can Last Forever" when JoAnn Hornak is being chased by a herd of fifty African elephants
Ellen Degeneres’s fear of flying comes out in ripe language shocking the nun in the next seat in "The Plane Truth"
"Herbal Girl" Deborah Bear tests the strength of ginger when sea sickness overcomes her on a not-so-idyllic voyage
Sandra Tsing Loh vacations in "Tahiti!" where she finds the freedom to be fat
"A Prude in Patpong," Jennifer Leo discovers the outrageous world of Bangkok’s sex shows
Cooking up a "Rainbow Special" in Guatemala, Cara Tabachnick inadvertantly poisons her new friends with explosive and hilarious results

Publisher: San Francisco : Travelers' Tales, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Description: xviii, 194 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781885211927
Branch Call Number: 910.82 San
Additional Contributors: Leo, Jennifer


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