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Couchsurfing: the Musical charts both a physical and psychological journey as author explores the fast-growing travel phenomenon of Couchsurfing. Middle-aged and set in his ways, he starts as a skeptic. Who would want to spend the night in the home of a complete stranger? While knocking on the doors of thirty-five of these strangers across nine countries, starting in Tel ...more
Kindle Edition, 234 pages
Published April 7th 2019 by Adelaide Books LLC
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Dieter Moitzi
Mar 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
NOTE: This book was provided by the author for the purpose of a review on Rainbow Book Reviews.

I met Gary Pedler last week at a meeting of the Club littéraire du Marais, a Parisian gay writers club where I and my better half were invited to talk about our French review site livresgay.fr. The next day, he sent me an email asking if I would care to read his travel memoir Couchsurfing, and I accepted. Of course, reading the book of someone I know personally is always a challenge for me. What if I
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Stewart Lane
May 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Couchsurfing: The Musical is a stimulating mix of wry humour, sensitive observation of the charms and foibles of others and gentle, though searching, self examination. The Journey the author has made is both inner and outer, and he clearly makes good use of both. I appreciated his declared intention at the outset to approach every individual and situation from a generously positive perspective, no matter how challenging that turned out to be.

Pedler throws himself wholeheartedly into the
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Maria
Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Couchsurfing: The Musical is a rollicking literary journey. The author takes you to exotic places, introduces you to an international cast of offbeat characters, and seasons it all with his wry take on musicalswhats not to love? Whether or not it inspires you to hit the road yourself, this book takes you on a trip youll thoroughly enjoy. ...more
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Gary Pedler has written two adult novels, a middle-grade novel, two story collections, and, a little to his surprise, a play. A resident of San Francisco for longer than he cares to admit, Gary qualifies as a true Bay Area denizen. Yet after escaping from his white collar wage-slave job, Gary has spent much of his time rambling around the world and, of course, writing about everything he sees.

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