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Title Braver than you think : around the world on the trip of my (mother's) life / Maggie Downs.
Author Downs, Maggie, author.
Publication Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2020.
Edition First hardcover edition.
Description 1 online resource
Call # eBOOK
Contents Love -- Death -- Life.
Summary "Braver Than You Think is the life-affirming story of how Downs, newly married and established in her career as a journalist, quits her job, sells her belongings, and embarks on the solo trip of a lifetime: Her mother's. Over the course of one year backpacking through seventeen countries - visiting all the places her mother, struck with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, cannot visit herself - Maggie faces some of the world's most exotic locales while confronting the slow loss of her mother and the close bond they shared. Interweaving travelogue with memories of her family, Braver Than You Think takes the reader hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, whitewater rafting down the Nile, volunteering at a monkey sanctuary in Bolivia, praying at an ashram in India, and fleeing the Arab Spring in Egypt. By embarking on a global journey, Downs embraces what it means to make every moment count - traveling around the globe and home again, losing a parent while discovering the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Subject Downs, Maggie -- Travel.
Downs, Maggie -- Family.
Voyages around the world.
Backpacking.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Terminally ill parents -- United States.
Mothers and daughters -- United States.
Parent and adult child -- United States.
Women authors -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Family relationships. (OCoLC)fst00806564
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Backpacking. (OCoLC)fst00825121
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Mothers and daughters. (OCoLC)fst01026997
Parent and adult child. (OCoLC)fst01053304
Terminally ill parents. (OCoLC)fst01147902
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Voyages around the world. (OCoLC)fst01169326
Women authors. (OCoLC)fst01177198
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
2000-2099
Genre Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Downs, Maggie. Braver than you think. First hardcover edition. Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2020 9781640092921 (DLC) 2019030639 (OCoLC)1137751198
ISBN 9781640092938 (electronic bk.)
1640092935 (electronic bk.)

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