Here's some info about the the author and the book:
Most new authors have one thing in common: no marketing budget, zero, zip, Zip A
DeeDoo Dah, nada. But Cara Lopez Lee is turning her budget book tour into an opportunity to reinforce her memoir's themes: running away is underrated, the hardest journeys are the most rewarding, and going it alone leads to new friendships.
From March 20 to April 16, Cara is hitting the road with her new book, (Ghost Road Press, November 2010). And I'm hitting it style...
Cara will stay in hostels and surf couches, as she drives her rattling '95 Honda Civic Hatchback through
Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, California, Arizona, and . "I had a shoestring budget when I left New Mexico to backpack solo around the world," she says. "So it makes sense to travel on a shoestring as I share my book about that experience." Although she's preparing a loose itinerary, she's leaving room for spontaneity. She hopes locals will suggest a few unexpected events. "Part of the fun will be in the surprise element, in getting people to ask, 'Where's Cara?' That's what my book is about: not having answers, but asking questions. Once your basic needs are met, life should be an adventure." Alaska