I Left My Tent in San Francisco
By (author) Emma Kennedy
I Left My Tent in San Francisco by Emma Kennedy
Book DescriptionIt's 1989, and Emma and her best friend Dee head to the USA to make their fortune. But completely inept and virtually unemployable, they discover that they can't even get a job in McDonald's. Forced to travel from California to New York with only pennies in their pockets, they bounce from scrape to scrape, surviving on their wits and the kindness of strangers. Bad luck and misfortune throw everything their way - snakes, earthquakes, black magic and incontinent dogs. They even get kidnapped by a sex-crazed midget in a Ferrari. This never happened to Jack Kerouac. A startlingly honest and ridiculously funny book, I Left My Tent in San Francisco tells the miraculous story of how the hapless pair made it back alive to tell the disastrous tale.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091935962
Classification: Travel writing , Memoirs
Format: Paperback (198mm x 126mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Press
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Emma Kennedy
Emma Kennedy is an actress and writer who has appeared in many award-winning comedy shows including Goodness Gracious Me and The Smoking Room. In 2003 she won the Comedy Lounge Best Actress Award for her role in Bill Shakespeare's Italian Job and in 2005 won the British Television Advertising Craft Award for Best Actress. She has been writing for TV and radio for over a decade and has won Sony Awards for the Sunday Format and The Now Show. Her first book was How to Bring Up Your Parents and she is also the author of the very popular children's Wilma Tenderfoot series. Her website is www.emmakennedy.net.
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