The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World.
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About the Author
Jennifer Baggett serves as a project manager at the Food Network and is collaborating with Holly and Amanda on a second book. After holding editorial positions at Self and Woman's Day.
Holly C. Corbett now works as a freelance writer and college professor.
Amanda Pressner is a travel and lifestyle journalist who has contributed to such publications as USA Today and Cosmopolitan and Shape magazines.
"Jennifer, Holly and Amanda have had the adventure of their lives."--Los Angeles Times
"The Lost Girls captures the generational struggle so many twentysomethings face as they try to find their way with no clear map. I ... found myself cheering as they discovered more than they could have bargained for."--Laura Dave, author of The Divorce Party
"[P]otentially serious side effects [include] chronic wanderlust; severe allergic reactions to the daily grind; and an incurable desire to toss that Blackberry down a drain....Three cheers to the Lost Girls for showing us, with good humor and graceful prose, the beauty and importance of leading life astray."--Franz Wisner, New York Times Bestselling author of Honeymoon with My Brother
"For anyone-young or old, female or male-who has ever been tempted to trade in the rat race for the thrill and adventure of long-term global travel. And after reading this book, don't be surprised if you want to do just that."--David Farley, author of An Irreverent Curiosity
"Brave, funny, and deeply moving, THE LOST GIRLS is a real-life fairy tale for anyone who's ever wanted to chuck it all and see the world with a best friend on each arm."--Cathy Alter, author of Up for Renewal: What Magazines Taught Me About Love, Sex, and Starting Over
"The three authors, all gifted writers...provide passionate, vivid descriptions of their far-flung travels, bolstered by thoughtful insights and genuine intentions, making this an intensely enjoyable read for fans of travel writing....immediately relatable for any twenty-something unsure of his or her future (i.e., most of them)."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"...[W]hen it comes to travel (and most other things), a goal is a dream with a deadline, but the Lost Girls have gone one step further....The best travel adventures, the most memorable experiences happen when things don't go according to plan. That's why I love this book."--Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS News
"...Jen, Holly and Amanda's lively accounts make for the ideal armchair journey."--Booklist
"...the real appeal of the story is the long road they take together, each supporting the others on a soul-searching quest to create a life that matters."--BookPage