Jennifer Leo was born with a gift for gab and a hunger for an everlasting craps game. She is the award-winning editor of the bestselling Sand in My Bra, and its sequel Whose Panties Are These?. Her writing has also appeared in Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why, A Woman's Passion for Travel, The Adventure of Food, Lonely Planet The Best of Las Vegas, Student Traveler, and TIME, among others. She won the 2003 Grand Prize from the North American Travel Journalists Association and is the creator of WrittenRoad.com, an online resource for travel writers. Jennifer lives in California.
The Thong Also Rises: Further Misadventures from Funny Women on the Roadby Jennifer L. Leo, Ayun Halliday, Laurie Notaro
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Too many travel guides are dry lists of attractions or portentous histories of a place. This isn't the case with The Thong Also Rises. Hot on the (high) heels of Sand in My Bra and Whose Panties Are These? comes this collection of the best in women’s travel and humor writing. These Ms-adventures take readers around the world and back again and they’ll be happy to be reading rather than experiencing some of these adventures. Subjects include learning how to go to the bathroom with a pig in Thailand, trying to explain that sex toy to customs while Mother is watching, attending naked wedding ceremonies on Valentine’s Day in Jamaica, conquering that consuming fear of wooden puppets with a visit to Prague, boarding a crusty old Soviet Bomber in Laos, and more. Contributors include such notable writers and comedians as Jill Connor Browne, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Notaro, Wendy Dale, and Ayun Halliday.
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