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Wanderlust and Lipstick
Wanderlust and Lipstick The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo By Whitman, Beth (Book - 2007 ) 910.82 W614w 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:This comprehensive guide for women travelers is filled with safety tips, anecdotes, resources and information on how to start planning a dream journey.

Tales of A Female Nomad
Tales of A Female Nomad Living at Large in the World By Gelman, Rita Golden (Book - 2001 ) 910.82 G319t 2001b Available in some locations

Annotation:At the age of forty-eight, on the verge of a divorce, Rita left an elegant life in L.A. to follow her dream of connecting with people in cultures all over the world.

Without Reservations
Without Reservations The Travels of An Independent Woman By Steinbach, Alice (Book - 2008 ) B-St34w 2008 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:The author describes the lessons she learned about independence while traveling in Paris, London, Oxford, and throughout Italy.

C'est La Vie
C'est La Vie An American Conquers the City of Light, Begins A New Life, and Becomes Zut Alors!, Almost French By Gershman, Suzy (Book - 2004 ) 914.4361 G381c 2004 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:When her husband dies, Suzy decided to fulfill their dream alone—making a new life for herself in her favorite city.C’est la Vieis the deliciously chatty chronicle of her first year in Paris, of the dizzying delights and maddening frustrations inherent in learning to be a Parisian.

Eat, Pray, Love
Eat, Pray, Love One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia By Gilbert, Elizabeth (Book - 2006 ) 910.4 G464e 2006 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 17 copies

Annotation:A bitter divorce and a rebound fling later, Elizabeth emerges battered yet determined to find what she's been missing. So begins her quest.

Under the Tuscan Sun
Under the Tuscan Sun At Home in Italy By Mayes, Frances (Book - 1997 ) 945.5 M469u 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:A chronicle of the author's first four years in Italy, describing her purchase and restoration of an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside, her transformation of the overgrown gardens, and her discovery of the many links between the food and culture of the region.

Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail By Strayed, Cheryl (Book - 2012 ) 917.9 S913w 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 7 on 138 copies

Annotation:A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.

The Camino
The Camino A Journey of the Spirit By MacLaine, Shirley (Book - 2001 ) 914.6 M161c 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:With rich insight, humility, and her trademark grace, Shirley MacLaine gently leads us on a sacred adventure toward an inexpressibly transcendent climax. The Camino promises readers the journey of a thousand lifetimes.

Journal of A Solitude
Journal of A Solitude By Sarton, May (Book - 1973 ) 818 S25j All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:"That is what is strange--that friends, even passionate loves, are not my real life, unless there is time alone in which to explore what is happening or what has happened."

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