We're giving 100 Caboodlers the chance to read Leah Franqui's big-hearted and hilarious America for Beginners before it's out in July.
Sometimes you have to go a long way to find what you’re looking for. And sometimes a little beginner’s luck is all you need…
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• One fixed itinerary, one fixed price
• All levels catered for
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Recently widowed Pival Sengupta has never travelled alone before and her first trip to this strange country masks a secret agenda: to find out the truth about her long-estranged son.
Satya, her guileless and resourceful tour guide, has been in America for less than a year and has never actually left the five boroughs of New York.
An aspiring/failing actress, Rebecca signed up for the role of Pival’s modesty companion; it might not be her big break but surely it’ll break her out of the rut she’s stuck in.
As their preconceptions about each other and about America are challenged, with a little beginner’s luck, these unlikely companions might learn how to live again.
Read the first three chapters