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The Resource Backyard to Backpack

Backyard to Backpack

Label
Backyard to Backpack
Title
Backyard to Backpack
Statement of responsibility
Evie Farrell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What if you followed your heart to a life that made you truly happy?When her daughter Emmie was 6 years old, Evie Farrell left her corporate career, sold or donated almost everything she owned, rented out her house and, hand-in-hand with Emmie, began an epic two-and-a-half-year backpacking adventure that would change their lives forever. Evie farewelled a nasty break-up, long hours in a demanding job, a hefty mortgage and snatched hours with her daughter for a new life lived outside the lines, spending every day with Emmie exploring the world beyond the suburbs.They camped on the Great Wall of China, hung in train doorways in Sri Lanka, swam with mantas in Indonesia, donated much-needed blood in Cambodia, spotted wild orangutans and pygmy elephants in Malaysian Borneo, prayed in Buddhist temples in Taiwan and were chased by monkeys everywhere. In their journey toward happiness and self-acceptance, they learnt more about each other and the beautiful world around them than Evie ever expected.Backyard to Backpack is the inspirational true story that will have you asking yourself, what might be if you took a chance, stepped off the path of expectation and created your own adventure?
Summary
Inspiring true story of a single mum and daughter who traded a conventional life in the suburbs for a life lived fully together travelling the world. When her daughter Emmie was 6 years old, Evie Farrell left her corporate career, sold or donated almost everything she owned, rented out her house and, hand-in-hand with Emmie, began an epic two-and-a-half-year backpacking adventure that would change their lives forever.
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Writing style
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Cataloging source
SALS
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Farrell, Evie
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lifestyle - Travel
  • Autobiography
Target audience
adult
Label
Backyard to Backpack
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_650778
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760871802
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Backyard to Backpack
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_650778
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760871802
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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