From the Publisher
With their thirtieth birthdays looming, Jen, Holly, and Amanda
are feeling the pressure to hit certain milestones-score the big
promotion, find a soul mate, have 2.2 kids. Instead, they make a
pact to quit their jobs, leave behind everything familiar, and
embark on a yearlong round-the-world search for inspiration and
Traveling 60,000 miles across four continents, Jen, Holly, and
Amanda push themselves far outside their comfort zones to embrace
every adventure. Ultimately, theirs is a story of true friendship-a
bond forged by sharing beds and backpacks, enduring exotic
illnesses, trekking across mountains, and standing by one another
through heartaches, whirlwind romances, and everything in the world
About the Author
Jennifer Baggett never dreamed that she'd become a writer, but
she's thrilled to have cut her teeth on The Lost Girls.
Prior to the trip, she worked in marketing and promotions and held
positions at the Sundance Channel, VH1, and NBC. She hails from
Amanda Pressner caught the travel bug at the age of eight when
she and her family traveled cross-country in a camper van nicknamed
"The Blue Moose." Between trips abroad, she writes for such
publications as USA Today, Shape, Travel +
Leisure, and Cosmopolitan. She is a native of Tampa,
Holly C. Corbett is a freelance writer whose work has appeared
in publications such as Women's Health,
Prevention, Seventeen, and Fitness. Her
adventures have taken her to all seven continentsshe has swum past
icebergs in the Antarctic Ocean, slalom water-skied next to
alligators in Florida, and hiked the Leaping Tiger Gorge in China.
She was born in Syracuse, New York.
When they're not traveling the world, all three Lost Girls live
in New York City.
About the Book
Jen, Holly, and Amanda are at a crossroads, feeling the pressure to hit certain milestones--scoring a big promotion, finding a soul mate, having 2.2 kids--before they reach their early 30s. When personal challenges force them to reevaluate their lives, they journey 60,000 miles across four continents on a search for inspiration and direction.
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: April 18, 2011
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS