Author: Field, Amy
Brand: Amy Field
Number Of Pages: 340
Release Date: 05-10-2018
Details: Product Description —Winner of the 2020 Best Book Award for Narrative Non-Fiction, American Book Fest— SOLA chronicles the true story of a young woman’s plunge from her pleasant narrow life into a rich foreign continent brimming with Panpipe-playing Zen masters, nighttime motorboat rides redlining through the jungle, hikes to Inca ruins and Patagonian glaciers, witches, mummies, goddesses, Brazilian bikinis, and a snow-covered volcano to climb -- accidentally. At the center of it all stands a quirky slightly-unstable surf guru who bends her mind with insightful wacky tidbits of wisdom and ultimately prompts the question: Can you ever go home again? Winner of three Solas Literary Awards for Travel Writing, SOLA is pure heart. Venturing out for the first time, learning to be alone, befriending local women, and experimenting with love, the author weaves tales of the quirky, the insane and the absurd during her 2 ½ year journey through South America. From Costa Rica to Argentina, Amazon to Andes, moon deities to miners, surfing to solitude, her wanderings catapult her into a world forged of unexpected adventures, unforeseeable triumphs and beauty in the kindness of strangers. Review Winner of the 2020 Best Book Award for Narrative Non-Fiction, American Book Fest About the Author Amy Field lives on the central coast of California when she isn't backpacking through Asia, camping and surfing in Baja or road-tripping through Central America. She funds her continuing travels by working as a nuclear mechanic, teaching scuba diving and farming organic produce on her ranch. This is her first book.
Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.0 inches