Acquired via BookCrossing 27 Apr 2007 – BookRing

In which an Australian girl wins the Green Card lottery and sets off around America to see what the country she has “won” is really like, and if she can actually imagine living there.

I really enjoyed this travel book and it was an interesting contrast with other similar books, such as Irma Kurtz’s Greyhound travels. The idea that she was testing out her citizenship was both a good peg to hang the book on, and a good idea in the first place. Well-rounded, self-effacing and thoughtful.

I have to say though that Albuquerque is a *lovely* place really [she has a bit of an unfortunate incident there]! I’ve been several times, and to Santa Fe too. I prefer the former!

I will look out for other stuff by this author.