Take Me with You
A Round-the-World Journey to Invite a Stranger Home
By (author) Brad Newsham
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Take Me with You by Brad Newsham
Book Description'Someday, when I am rich, I am going to invite someone from my travels to visit me in America.' Brad Newsham was a twenty-two-year-old travelling through Afghanistan when he wrote this in his journal. Fourteen years later, he's a Yellow Taxi driver working in San Francisco. He's not rich, but he has never forgotten his vow. Take Me With You is the compelling account of his journey through the Philippines, India, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and South Africa as he searches for the right person - someone who couldn't afford to leave their own country, let alone holiday in the West. Newsham's story will change the way you think about your life and the lives of those you meet when you travel. Who does he invite home? Read Take Me With You and find out...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553814484
(198mm x 127mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brad Newsham
All the Right Places, Paperback (October 2003)
After his wife announced she had met someone else and wanted a divorce, Brad Newsham went for the drastic measure of buying a one- way ticket to Asia in the hope that she would miss him. It worked, but by then he was having the time of his life, blazing a trail across China, Japan and Russia.
Take Me with You, Paperback / softback (February 2002)» View all books by Brad Newsham
As engrossing as a novel, "Take Me with You" is an enchanting account of one man's mission to not only see the world, but to leave it just a little bit different. The paperback edition contains a new Afterword by the author about his cross-country trip in a yellow cab with the foreign friend he ultimately invites home.
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Author Biography - Brad Newsham
Raised in the suburbs of Washington, DC, Brad Newsham has lived in ten of the United States, visited all fifty, and circled the globe four times. Since 1985 he has been a San Francisco yellow taxi driver. He is the author of two travel memoirs, ALL THE RIGHT PLACES: Travelling Light Through Japan, China and Russia and TAKE ME WITH YOU: A Round-the-world Trip to invite a Stranger Home, a WH Smith Travel Book of the Year Finalist 2003. A guest columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, he lives in Oakland, California with his family.
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