Wanderlust by Don George
Real-Life Tales of Adventure and Romance

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Synopsis

Simon Winchester in Romania
Isabel Allende in the Amazon
Pico Iyer in Bali
Bill Barich in Italy
Sallie Tisdale in Japan
Carlos Fuentes in Zurich
Po Bronson in the Caribbean

and thirty-four more scintillating and sizzling tales of serendipity and wanderlust.
 

About Don George

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Don George writes Salon.com's weekly travel column, "Wanderlust," and was the founder and editor of its award-winning travel site. Prior to joining Salon, he was travel editor at the San Francisco Examiner. He lives with his wife and two children in the San Francisco Bay Area.
 
Published April 1, 2001 by Villard. 384 pages
Genres: Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The Washington Post

Paul Rudd delivers moments of inspired lunacy in "Wanderlust," a shambling mix of cheap laughs and genuinely funny set pieces from writer-director David Wain.

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The Telegraph

In his new studio flat, George takes a Skype call from his brother, only for his sister-in-law to drift woozily into view, blurting her poignant new philosophy: “If you smile all the time, it can trick your brain into thinking you’re happy.” There’s a funny, truthful journey in wh...

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Christian Science Monitor

'Wanderlust' journeys into nudist, free-love territory – among other things – and largely misses the mark on humor.

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Huffington Post

Certainly there's not a gamer comic actor working than Paul Rudd, but replaying that scene of him dealing with a communal approach to bathroom trips is above and beyond.

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Huffington Post

At first Linda and George hesitate, but gradually Linda is seduced by commune leader Seth (Justin Theroux) and the freedom of the atmosphere.

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Huffington Post

In the beginning of the comedy Wanderlust, George (Paul Rudd) and Linda (Jennifer Aniston) are struggling to fulfill the New York dream of owning property.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that Wanderlust -- which stars Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd and was produced by Judd Apatow -- delivers a lot of the same kind of very edgy material for which Apatow's other crowd-pleasing films ...

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Time Out New York

Coincidentally, her husband George (Rudd) has just been fired from his Wall Street job, so – after a brief, disastrous sojourn at the tasteless Georgia mansion owned by George’s boorish brother Rick (Ken Marino) – they go ‘off the grid’ at Elysium, a free love ‘intentional community’ founded back...

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Time Out New York

Happily marrieds George (Rudd) and Linda (Aniston) finally have a place to call home.

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Time Magazine

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As George copes with Seth coming on to his wife and tries to mingle with the Elysium dweller — most of them variations on the amiable doofus of an organic gardener he played in 2011′s Our Idiot Brother — Rudd is all double takes, furrowed brows and sarcastic asides.

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New York Magazine

He has a smoke on his terrace and watches nearby construction cranes, then returns to say, “If I could tell a film, then why make a film?” While his pet iguana climbs the walls, Panahi plays DVDs of his other films to show where an actor’s instincts took over or the location, he says, became the ...

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