The Lost Girls is about three late 20 something New Yorkers who set off on an adventure to travel the world together for one year. From page one I was hooked. I was grateful the book started with the details of how the trip came to be from its early wishful thinking to all the details that went into the planning and how they took advantage of their individual talents to divide tasks and get things done. What really worked in this book is that the chapters alternated being told from the perspective of the three authors. The girls shared their individual and group inner and outer journeys as they traveled through India, Africa, New Zealand, Peru, among other places. It's a quick easy read that kept me glued the whole time. I feel like I am being a tease by not sharing more details about what the book is about but it really is a journey. I don't even know where to begin. It's a whole years worth of detailed travel experiences where they share with you vivid intimate details of what it's like to travel to all these different countries with three of your soon to be closest friends.
I can't imagine why anyone would release this book from their shelves as I'm having a hard time releasing it to lend to my sisters to read (what if they don't give it back). I know they'll enjoy it as much as I did.
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