Kiss The Sunset Pig: A Canadian's American Road Trip With Exotic Detours

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In this lyrical, poetic, and charmingly funny book, Laurie Gough drives from Ontario to California reflecting on a life spent travelling in search of new experiences and familiar sensations. Heading towards a half-remembered cave on the Pacific coast where her younger, more adventurous self once stayed, she recalls adventures in Sumatra, the Yukon and many places in between—and wonders what compels her to keep moving through life while everyone else has found a place to belong.

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Lauded by TIME magazine as one of the new generation of intrepid young female travel writers Laurie Gough is author of Kite Strings of the Southern Cross: A Woman's Travel Odyssey, shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and silver medal winner of Foreword magazine' s Travel Book of the Year in the U.S. Seventeen of her stories have been anthologized in various literary travel books, including Salon.com's Wanderlust: Real-Life Tales of Adventure and Romance; AWOL: Tales for Travel-Inspired Minds; Sand in My Bra: Funny Women Write from the Road; Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why: The Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure; and A Woman's World. She has written for Salon.com, the LA Times, The Globe and Mail, the National Post, Outpost, Canadian Geographic, numerous literary journals, and has got lost on buses in so many countries that she has decided to take up hitch-hiking again when she is 72.

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