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A Long Way from St. Louie

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"Grandmother Anna Belle Lee: 'Chile, they got some of us everywhere.' Thus began my wanderlust."
Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Coffee House Press
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Karol K
My favorite part of the book was toward the middle when the discussion began about eastern Europe. I really enjoyed the author's end depth descriptions of the places and people she met.

I felt the books first few chapters were slightly touristy. As a well traveled person, I felt that section difficult to bear. Overall a good read.
From the magical worlds of Malaysia to Peru, France and back again. This book is a lyrical journey of beautiful images and electric people. Love her views of my homeland Malaysia. She renewed my love for my own homeland with her vision of us and our country in her visit in 1990. Colleen is not just a wonderful travel writer, but a poet and teacher in her own right. Reading her books open up new worlds of wonder and lyrical language and sensibility, awe and inspiring beauty. She has long been a s ...more
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