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Travelling Light by Sarah Webb
  

Travelling Light

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A collection of true travel pieces from some of Ireland’s top-selling women writers who take us round the world to share some extraordinary incidents. All royalties go to Kisiizi Children’s Hospital in Uganda.

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Travelling Light by Sarah Webb

The perfect take-away weekend reading In this collection of fascinating, thought-provoking, poignant and funny true-life travel pieces, bestselling author Sarah Webb has gathered together some of Ireland's top women writers. Martina Devlin tracks down the perfect amber necklace in St Petersburg; Julie Parsons makes an unforgettable trip as a child by sea to Ireland from New Zealand following her father's sudden disappearance; Morag Prunty finds solace and solitude among the hammams of Marrakesh and Marian Keyes pens finds courage and hope in Ethiopia. Add in Louise East's incredible story of nearly losing her life three times in one week in Colombia, and Clare Downling's encounter with a Don Johnson lookalike on a visit to Dublin, and this volume provides the perfect package for a delicious weekend's reading. All royalties earned on this book go to the Kisiizi Children's Hospital in Uganda.

About the Author

Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb worked in children's bookselling for over ten years. She lives in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin with her partner, Ben, young son, Sam, and baby, Amy-Rose. She reviews children's books for many Irish newspapers and magazines and has written many of her own, including the popular Kids Can Cook series.

Sarah says her inspiration comes from all kinds of things - daily life, books, daydreams, films, friends, relationships, and the whole world around her. 'I'm like a sponge,' she laughs. 'I soak everything up and retain it in some strange place in my mind. I'm eternally curious - I find the smallest, everyday things fascinating.

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Publication date

1st July 2005

Author

Sarah Webb

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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780330432030

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