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Two Nuts in Italy
Traipsing through a foreign country with nothing but faith, a backpack, and an overly confident twenty-one-year-old daughter had never been a dream of fifty-six-year-old Sue Ellen Haning. But when her daughter, Jenny, proposed the trip, Haning, with reservation, finally agreed. A veteran teacher, she was excited to lose herself across the ocean, learn things by accident, a ...more
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Published June 1st 2011 by iUniverse.com
(first published 2009)
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I really love to travel and was looking forward to reading this book. I thought the writing style was nice, but as far as the story goes, I thought it was redundant. Sue Ellen Haning needed an editor. She could have told her story in about 100 pages less. Also, I know Jenny and Sue Ellen wanted adventure and to experience the "real" Italy, but I think it is crazy to travel anywhere without a cell phone or a credit card. It also bugged me that it never dawned on them to order quick dry travel tow ...more
When I first read the short explanation about this book, I thought it would be a light read. It is about a middle aged mom and her young 20's daughter and a summer trip in Italy. I have taken trips with my daughters when they were teens. I was wondering how different it would be with a 22 year old. It sounds like much is the same and some is different. They have different travel styles. And boy, does the daughter, Jenny, have a different idea. She wants to travel with no reservations, not paying ...more
I cannot imagine what Sue Ellen did, going to Europe for most of the summer with only what she had in one backpack and staying in God knows where for the night. Since my husband and I had been to Europe before I read this I could sort of imagine where she was at. Great book. Love to hear more from her.
Talk about stepping outside the comfort zone! This is a book that challenges the reader to consider self-imposed boundaries and to envision the great possibilities that exist when the mind and heart expand to encompass the previously unthinkable--at any age.