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By Alden Jones

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

"The Blind Masseuse is the simplest commute e-book i have learn, let alone definitely the easiest go back and forth e-book of 2013...It's shrewdpermanent and considerate, but in addition Jones is cackle-for-days hilarious and the booklet 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, each person, learn this book!"The Huffington Post
Through own trips either inside and around the globe, Alden Jones investigates what motivates us to commute in a foreign country 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 vacationer whereas puzzling over her position as an interloper within the cultures she quickly inhabits. Her wanderlust fuels a robust, high-adventure tale and, a lot within the vein of vintage shuttle 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 fashionable prose, Jones asks: Is there a wrong or right solution to shuttle? The Blind Masseuse concludes that there's, yet that it isn't continually black and white.

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