March 11, 2021
Reference Desk: 781-741-1405 x1404
In We Came, We Saw, We Left Wheelan paints a picture of adventure and connectivity, juggling themes of local politics, global economics, and family dynamics while exploring questions like: How do you sneak out of a Peruvian town that has been barricaded by the local army? And where can you get treatment for a flesh-eating bacteria your daughter picked up two continents ago?
Evening With the Author: Charles Wheelan presents We Came, We Saw, We Left: A Family Gap Year
Thursday, March 11, 2021
What would happen if you quit your life for a year? In a pre–COVID world, the Wheelan family decided to find out; leaving behind work, school, and even the family dogs to travel the world on a modest budget. Equal parts "how-to" and "how-not-to"—and with an eye toward a world emerging from a pandemic—We Came, We Saw, We Left is the insightful and often hilarious account of one family’s gap-year experiment. Don't miss this terrific event!
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Charles Wheelan has written multiple books, been a correspondent for The Economist, and is currently a senior lecturer at Dartmouth College. He lives in Hanover, NH.
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