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A Million Miles from Home

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I was awakened from a dead sleep at four-ten in the morning. It was still black as pitch when I was ushered off the bus where my luggage was waiting on the pavement. I squinted, hoping to see the lights from the bus depot in the distance. There was nothing. As the bus pulled away, I saw the sign telling me that Urgup, my destination, was twenty miles that-a-way, with an ar ...more
Paperback, 203 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Skeena Press (first published November 12th 2001)
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Jessica-Robyn
Personal travel narratives are something I've always found interesting. There's something magical about being all alone in a foreign land left to fend for yourself and create your own adventure. As you can probably guess I really loved reading A Million Mile from Home. The writing is incredibly consumable and I quickly became completely engrossed in what I was reading. The flow from experience to experience was fantastic and I felt that magic of exploration with every word.

I also love that I ha
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Apr 12, 2011 Joei Hossack rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Joei attended Baron Byng High School before moving to Los Angeles, California in 1962. She then attended Los Angeles City College and later returned to Montreal in 1970.

She was married to Paul Gordon Hossack from April 10th, 1976 until his death on June 26th, 1992.

Started writing in 1994 and started lecturing in 1997.

Joei has written travel articles for West Coast Woman, The Pelican Press and the
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