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  • Published: 15 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407079431
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320
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I Left My Tent in San Francisco




More hilarious tales of holiday disaster from the bestselling author of The Tent, The Bucket and Me

It’s 1989 and Emma Kennedy is planning to go camping again. Together with best friend Bee, Emma is setting off on a classic American road trip, far from parents and responsibilities. It’s going to be the adventure of a lifetime, and definitely nothing like the disastrous family holidays of her childhood.

With no careful planning whatsoever, Emma and Bee set off from San Francisco bound for New York. However, before long their trip has become a little more Carry On than Kerouac. They survive a minor earthquake, only to get kidnapped by a midget in a Ferrari, and find themselves staying in a house of snakes and incontinent dogs where they suspect they are being used as slave labour.

From San Diego to Santé Fe and New Orleans to Washington (accidentally via Florida – oops) I Left My Tent in San Francisco is a hilarious coming-of-age tale, about setting out on the ultimate adventure when you're young, free and very disorganised...

  • Published: 15 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407079431
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320
Categories:

About the author

Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy is a bestselling author, TV writer, actress and presenter. She has written ten books including her bestselling memoirs, The Tent the Bucket and Me and I Left My Tent in San Francisco. She wrote the Wilma Tenderfoot series for children and has also adapted The Tent the Bucket and Me for the BBC, renamed The Kennedys. The Time of Our Lives is Emma’s second adult novel.

As an actress Emma has appeared in many award-winning comedies including Goodness Gracious Me, People Like Us and Miranda. Emma won Celebrity Masterchef in 2012 and is a Guinness World Record holder.

Emma lives in Surrey with her wife and their dogs, and is hard at work on her next novel. You can follow her on Twitter @EmmaKennedy.

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Praise for I Left My Tent in San Francisco

You really ought to take Emma Kennedy on holiday with you. In book-form only. Never, ever, in person

Dave Gorman

Supremely good fun and oozing with warmth and enthusiasm

Heat

I love her writing

Jon Ronson

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