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Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel

Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel

Documenting nine journeys from nine different moments in her life, Elsewhere reveals how exploring the world - and those we meet along the way - can dramatically shape the course of a person's life.

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ISBN 9781781620496
Barcode 9781781620496
Published 30 May 2019 by Transworld Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Boland, Rosita
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ISBN-13 9781781620496
ISBN-10 1781620490
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Imprint Doubleday Ireland
Publication Date 30 May 2019
Publication Country Ireland Ireland
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Boland, Rosita
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: Literary
Women's Health
Classic Travel Writing
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 286g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Travel Writing
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 910.4092
Catalogue Code 985396

Description of this Book

From her first life-changing solo trip to Australia as a young graduate, Rosita Boland was enthralled by travel. In the last thirty years she has visited some of the most remote parts of the globe carrying little more than a battered rucksack and a diary.Documenting nine journeys from nine different moments in her life, Elsewhere reveals how exploring the world - and those we meet along the way - can dramatically shape the course of a person?s life. From death-defying bus journeys through Pakistan to witnessing the majestic icescapes of Antarctica to putting herself back together in Bali, Rosita experiences moments of profound joy and endures deep personal loss.In a series of jaw-dropping, illuminating and sometimes heart-breaking essays, Elsewhere is a book that celebrates the life well-travelled in all its messy and wondrous glory.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Beautiful. A rucksack of memory gems that left my heart sore and full of wanderlust. * Ruth Fitzmaurice, author of I Found My Tribe * Elsewhere is the perfect title for a travel book that is about more than just destinations. It's about location and dislocation. And it is the sense of being away from the mundane world that makes the book special. * Michael Harding, author of Staring at Lakes *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Rosita Boland is a senior features writer at the Irish Times, specialising in human interest stories. She was a 2009 Nieman Fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. She won 'Journalist of the Year' at the 2018 Newsbrands Ireland journalism awards.

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