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The Thong Also Rises : Further Misadventures from Funny Women on the Road

By: Leo, Jennifer L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Travelers'' Tales Guides: Publisher: Sebastopol : Travelers'' Tales, 2009Description: 1 online resource (241 p.).ISBN: 9781932361827.Subject(s): Voyages and travels -- Anecdotes | Women travelers -- AnecdotesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Thong Also Rises : Further Misadventures from Funny Women on the RoadDDC classification: 910.4/082 | 910.4082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Table of Contents; Introduction; Naked Nightmare; An American (Drug-Smuggling) Girl; Pills,Thrills, and Green Around the Gills; Cherub; And Then I Was Eight… Again; Hot Date with a Yogi; Riding the Semi-Deluxe; The Princess and the Pee; Gently You Have to Avoid a Frightening Behavior; Paris,Third Time Around; The Dangers of Going Local; Opera for Dummies; His and Her Vacations; The Yellow Lady; Lifelike; My Husband Is Lost Without Me; Mother and Child (and Disco) Reunion; The Ravioli Man; The Education of a Guinea Pig; Keys to the Outback; Almost Grounded; The Naked and the Wed
Just Another Malibu MinnieBlinded by Science; Travel Light, Ride Hard; Size Does Matter; Heave-Ho; R-Rated Rescue; Mein Gott, I've Fried His Underpants; Killing Me Softy with Your Stare; Bathtub Blues in the Land of the Rising Buns; Getting Grandma; Index of Contributors; Acknowledgments
Summary: 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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Table of Contents; Introduction; Naked Nightmare; An American (Drug-Smuggling) Girl; Pills,Thrills, and Green Around the Gills; Cherub; And Then I Was Eight… Again; Hot Date with a Yogi; Riding the Semi-Deluxe; The Princess and the Pee; Gently You Have to Avoid a Frightening Behavior; Paris,Third Time Around; The Dangers of Going Local; Opera for Dummies; His and Her Vacations; The Yellow Lady; Lifelike; My Husband Is Lost Without Me; Mother and Child (and Disco) Reunion; The Ravioli Man; The Education of a Guinea Pig; Keys to the Outback; Almost Grounded; The Naked and the Wed

Just Another Malibu MinnieBlinded by Science; Travel Light, Ride Hard; Size Does Matter; Heave-Ho; R-Rated Rescue; Mein Gott, I've Fried His Underpants; Killing Me Softy with Your Stare; Bathtub Blues in the Land of the Rising Buns; Getting Grandma; Index of Contributors; Acknowledgments

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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Laurie Notaro is an American writer who was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Journalism. Notaro was a columnist for ten years at The Arizona Republic. She is the author of The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club, Autobiography of a Fat Bride, I Love Everybody, We Thought You'd Be Prettier, and An Idiot Girl's Christmas. Her book, It Looked Different on the Model, became a New York Times bestseller in 2014. <p> (Bowker Author Biography) Laurie Notaro writes a weekly humor column for the Arizona Republic newspaper. She lives with her husband and pets in Phoenix, AZ. <p>

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