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By Alden Jones

Longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award Winner of the Independent Publisher booklet Award in shuttle Essays * Winner of the ForeWord Reviews IndieFab e-book of the 12 months in shuttle Essays A Huffington put up Best ebook of the Year A Publishers Weekly Top Ten go back and forth Book

"The Blind Masseuse is the easiest commute ebook i have learn, let alone definitely the easiest shuttle booklet of 2013...It's shrewdpermanent and considerate, but additionally Jones is cackle-for-days hilarious and the ebook is a page-turner from moment one, whilst she's out strolling at the hours of darkness in her village and bumps right into a cow. Please, every body, learn this book!"The Huffington Post
Through own trips either inside and around the globe, Alden Jones investigates what motivates us to shuttle overseas looking for the unfamiliar.

By means of explorations to Costa Rica, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Cuba, Burma, Cambodia, Egypt, and world wide on a boat, Jones chronicles her adventure as a tender American traveller whereas considering her position as an interloper within the cultures she quickly inhabits. Her wanderlust fuels a powerful, high-adventure tale and, a lot within the vein of vintage go back and forth literature, Jones's picaresque story of non-public evolution informs her personal transitions, rites of passage, and understandings of her position as a citizen of the realm. With sharp perception and classy prose, Jones asks: Is there a wrong or right technique to go back and forth? The Blind Masseuse concludes that there's, yet that it is not continuously black and white.

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