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Leaving It All Behind for A Round-the-world Journey With Our Children

Book - 1999
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Like Peter Mayle gone global, bestselling author David E. Cohen shares his rollicking and wonderfully true tale of his family's year-long odyssey through 14 countries on five continents. Photos.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999
ISBN: 9780684836010
0684836017
Branch Call Number: 910.41 Cohen
910.41 Cohen
Characteristics: 302 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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0Charlie Apr 15, 2010

This was an interesting read - a family decides to sell everything they own and take a round the world trip with 2 parents, 3 kids under 8 (1 in diapers) and a babysitter. The stories were entertaining and well written. Unfortunately, I came to this work looking for tips for travelling with my own family. I found, ultimately, that I could not connect with these parents who were both world travellers, possessing more experience, global connections and, definitely, more money than I will ever had. In a post - 9-11 world, this reads more as an extreme fantasy trip than something that the average citizenry could ever emulate.

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jennturner
Jan 16, 2009

As my family and I are going to be doing the same thing in a couple of years, I loved this book. It was inspirational and very funny.

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