The Travelers

  • Title: The Travelers
  • Author: Delaney Henderson
  • ISBN: 9780981907574
  • Page: 422
  • Format: ebook
  • The Travelers The lure of easy money and the icy thrill of breaking all the rules prove to be a virtually irresistible attraction to young American tourists and their counterparts around the world The combination o
    The lure of easy money and the icy thrill of breaking all the rules prove to be a virtually irresistible attraction to young American tourists and their counterparts around the world.The combination of free access to copious amounts of drugs, sex, danger and excitement lead travelers to taste the forbidden fruits and encourages them to partake in the chase of modern ecstasThe lure of easy money and the icy thrill of breaking all the rules prove to be a virtually irresistible attraction to young American tourists and their counterparts around the world.The combination of free access to copious amounts of drugs, sex, danger and excitement lead travelers to taste the forbidden fruits and encourages them to partake in the chase of modern ecstasy sometimes with fatal results.Young Americans, French hippies, Canadian drug smugglers, home bound Muslim woman travelers Fast friends and close bonds are made in a time and place when it was possible, pre 9 11 These people are eager and open to know about the lives of the people around them, people from different cultures They gather in the cafes and hotels of Casa Blanca, they get high on hashish, they explore the city, and most importantly they get to know one another Inevitably as these young people move into adulthood they meet their respective fates, predetermined by virtue of where they are born.

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    About Delaney Henderson


    1. Delaney Henderson grew up in Los Angeles, California in Santa Monica and Malibu Canyon She relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area where she has lived most of her adult life except for two years in Portland Oregon She currently lives and works in Berkeley, California Delaney writes novels and short stories Her most recently published book is a memoir called Lily and Me in Haut de Cagnes 2013 about living in Southern France with her mother when she was thirteen years old She also has another published novel The Travelers about a group of young people in Morocco who get involved in drug smuggling 2009 Delaney studied writing in the Dangerous Writers Group with Tom Spanbauer while living in Portland and credits the group as being influential in her approach to writing The idea is to write about those things which may be difficult or uncomfortable which theoretically have of a potential to emotionally resonate with the reader She holds a degree from the Academy of Art University in Fine Art and an additional degree from San Francisco State University.In addition to being a novelist Delaney is an accomplished fine artist and also works freelance in the technology field through out the Bay area.


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    1. "The Travelers" is a cautionary tale of young backpacking American tourists getting pulled into escorting drugs back to the U. S. The downward spiral starts slowly and ends as you might expect.This slim book reads like a first draft from personal experience. The author is credited as a Berkeley artist known throughout the West Coast of the U. S so there is no indicator there that this might be her own story, but it feels like something she knows. As a first draft by a new author there are proble [...]

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    2. We were young and adventurous. We traveled to a foreign land. We had a very good time. We started to run out of cash. No prob; just get involved in the drug trade. Not as easy as we first imagined! Delaney Henderson did not consult me re: my experiences; she either has 'been-there-done-that', or else has good sources of research information and seasoned friends and/or relatives. It's not often I stumble across a book that helps me vicariously relive some of my youthful indiscretions ! ! !

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