No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering

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Product Details

Price
$25.00
Publisher
Running Press Adult
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.7 X 1.2 X 8.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780762457243
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About the Author

Clara Bensen is a writer living in Austin, Texas. The story of her luggage-less trip began as a Salon.com article entitled, The Craziest OKCupid Date Ever, and attracted international attention. No Baggage is her first book.

Reviews

"Readers intrigued as much by modern romance as by world travel will appreciate this thrilling travelogue of an erratic relationship and the landscape of ancient and modern Europe."
"--Booklist"

"Bensen's story of an unexpectedand at times magicalromance that developed from a chance online encounter is charming. Yet it is also insightful for the author's observations about the conflicting desires for freedom and commitment that are the hallmarks of modern romance. An engaging memoir of travel, love, and finding oneself."
"--Kirkus Reviews"

"An excellent way to cure wanderlust... Fun, warm, and a little bit dangerous, this true-life rom com is a must read for those that love getting their passport stamped."
--Alida Nugent, author of "Don t Worry, It Gets Worse"
"

"An excellent way to cure wanderlust... Fun, warm, and a little bit dangerous, this true-life rom com is a must read for those that love getting their passport stamped."
Alida Nugent, author of "Don t Worry, It Gets Worse"

In an intimate tone that is immediately absorbing, Bensen recounts her relationship with her newly found boyfriend Jeff. Readers will be hooked by their free-spirited trip, which serves as a gazetteer to their deepening relationship. Bensen details with finesse the couple s personalities, issues, quirks, and expectations of each other.
"Library Journal"

"Readers intrigued as much by modern romance as by world travel will appreciate this thrilling travelogue of an erratic relationship and the landscape of ancient and modern Europe."
"Booklist"

"Bensen's story of an unexpectedand at times magicalromance that developed from a chance online encounter is charming. Yet it is also insightful for the author's observations about the conflicting desires for freedom and commitment that are the hallmarks of modern romance. An engaging memoir of travel, love, and finding oneself."
"Kirkus Reviews"

At a time when we over-research and preplan everything to death, "No Baggage" is a thoughtful and refreshing exploration of the fickle beauty of uncertainty.
"Toronto Star"

For a new author, Bensen has a voice that is remarkably honed and clear, and her personality is a winning combination of flawed, funny and thoughtful.
"Austin Monthly"
"

An absorbing and well-told taleI hope she travels once more, returning with another well-furnished notebook.
"The New York Times Book Review"

"An excellent way to cure wanderlust... Fun, warm, and a little bit dangerous, this true-life rom com is a must read for those that love getting their passport stamped."
Alida Nugent, author of "Don t Worry, It Gets Worse"

In an intimate tone that is immediately absorbing, Bensen recounts her relationship with her newly found boyfriend Jeff. Readers will be hooked by their free-spirited trip, which serves as a gazetteer to their deepening relationship. Bensen details with finesse the couple s personalities, issues, quirks, and expectations of each other.
"Library Journal"

"Readers intrigued as much by modern romance as by world travel will appreciate this thrilling travelogue of an erratic relationship and the landscape of ancient and modern Europe."
"Booklist"

"Bensen's story of an unexpectedand at times magicalromance that developed from a chance online encounter is charming. Yet it is also insightful for the author's observations about the conflicting desires for freedom and commitment that are the hallmarks of modern romance. An engaging memoir of travel, love, and finding oneself."
"Kirkus Reviews"

At a time when we over-research and preplan everything to death, "No Baggage" is a thoughtful and refreshing exploration of the fickle beauty of uncertainty.
"Toronto Star"

For a new author, Bensen has a voice that is remarkably honed and clear, and her personality is a winning combination of flawed, funny and thoughtful.
"Austin Monthly"
"

An absorbing and well-told taleI hope she travels once more, returning with another well-furnished notebook.
The New York Times Book Review

"An excellent way to cure wanderlust... Fun, warm, and a little bit dangerous, this true-life rom com is a must read for those that love getting their passport stamped."
Alida Nugent, author of Don't Worry, It Gets Worse

In an intimate tone that is immediately absorbing, Bensen recounts her relationship with her newly found boyfriend Jeff. Readers will be hooked by their free-spirited trip, which serves as a gazetteer to their deepening relationship. Bensen details with finesse the couple's personalities, issues, quirks, and expectations of each other.
Library Journal

"Readers intrigued as much by modern romance as by world travel will appreciate this thrilling travelogue of an erratic relationship and the landscape of ancient and modern Europe."
Booklist

"Bensen's story of an unexpectedand at times magicalromance that developed from a chance online encounter is charming. Yet it is also insightful for the author's observations about the conflicting desires for freedom and commitment that are the hallmarks of modern romance. An engaging memoir of travel, love, and finding oneself."
Kirkus Reviews
"

"An absorbing and well-told tale...I hope she travels once more, returning with another well-furnished notebook."
--The New York Times Book Review

"An excellent way to cure wanderlust... Fun, warm, and a little bit dangerous, this true-life rom com is a must read for those that love getting their passport stamped."
--Alida Nugent, author of Don't Worry, It Gets Worse

"In an intimate tone that is immediately absorbing, Bensen recounts her relationship with her newly found boyfriend Jeff.... Readers will be hooked by their free-spirited trip, which serves as a gazetteer to their deepening relationship. Bensen details with finesse the couple's personalities, issues, quirks, and expectations of each other."
--Library Journal

"Readers intrigued as much by modern romance as by world travel will appreciate this thrilling travelogue of an erratic relationship and the landscape of ancient and modern Europe."
--Booklist

"Bensen's story of an unexpected--and at times magical--romance that developed from a chance online encounter is charming. Yet it is also insightful for the author's observations about the conflicting desires for freedom and commitment that are the hallmarks of modern romance. An engaging memoir of travel, love, and finding oneself."
--Kirkus Reviews