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6 edition of embarrassment of mangoes found in the catalog.

embarrassment of mangoes

a Caribbean interlude

by Ann Vanderhoof

  • 51 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday Canada in [Toronto, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Vanderhoof, Ann, 1952- -- Travel -- West Indies.,
    • West Indies -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-305).

      StatementAnn Vanderhoof.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1613 .V36 2003b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination305 p. :
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345810M
      ISBN 100385659547
      LC Control Number2004353937

      With wit and candor, Vanderhoof, who's worked as a magazine and book editor, recounts her sometimes complicated but always enlightening two-year voyage from Toronto to the West Indies and beyon. "An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude" by gac (see profile) 09/24/ I loved this book and enjoy reading it each time! It has given me the inspiration to someday sail the caribbean. I like the authors style of writting. This is overall a fun read for anyone and very inspiring 5/5(2).

        An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind -- and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean. Who hasn't fantasized about chucking the job, saying goodbye to the rat race, and escaping to some exotic destination in search of sun, sand, and a different way of life?/5(28). Book Description From Publishers Weekly With wit and candor, Vanderhoof, who's worked as a magazine and book editor, recounts her sometimes complicated but always enlightening two-year voyage from Toronto to the West Indies and beyond with her husband in their foot sailboat, Receta. An Embarrassment of Mangoes is an intimate account that.

      About An Embarrassment of Mangoes. Ann’s debut book, An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean. She and her husband Steve chuck their jobs, say goodbye to the rat race, and sail from Canada to the Caribbean on a two-year midlife break, exchanging business clothes for bare feet and. Under the Tuscan Sun meets the wide-open sea An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind &#; and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the hasn't fantasized about chucking the job, saying goodbye to the rat race, and esca.


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An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind -- and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean. Who hasn't fantasized about chucking the job, saying goodbye to the rat race, and escaping to some exotic destination in search of sun, sand, and a different way of life?/5().

AN EMBARRASSMENT OF MANGOES is Ann Vanderhoof's intimate account of this two-year midlife interlude during which she and her husband travelled more than 7, nautical miles, dropped anchor in 16 countries (and 47 individual islands), and adapted to a new life on 'island time'.Exchanging suits for bare feet, they leave the stresses of their old life behind and become caught up in a world that is /5(30).

"An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude" is the first in a duet of memoirs by Ann Vanderhoof (the second is titled "The Spice Necklace"). This is the story of 2 late 30s-early 40s Canadians who quit their jobs and spend 2 years sailing first down the coast of North America to the Bahamas and then on through the Caribbean/5.

An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind -- and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean. Who hasn't fantasized about chucking /5(5).

An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind -- and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean. Who hasnt fantasized about chucking the. An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean.

Who hasn't fantasized about chucking the /5(5). A Food-Lover's Caribbean Adventure. Author: Ann Vanderhoof; Publisher: Doubleday Canada ISBN: Category: Travel Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A follow-up to the national bestseller An Embarrassment of Mangoes, Ann Vanderhoof and her husband navigate the Caribbean on a sailboat, discovering local culture in each tiny port, and collecting sumptuous original recipes.

nearest tropical locale. In AN EMBARRASSMENT OF MANGOES, the author and her husband do just that, and this enchanting, sun-drenched book intimately chronicles their life-changing two-year odyssey around the Caribbean aboard their sailboat Receta.

Prior. “An Embarrassment of Mangoes” the Cook the Books Roundup. It seemed that everyone enjoyed “ An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude ” and relished sailing away to the Caribbean on the Receta with Ann Vanderhoof and her husband Steve, soaking up a little island life–no matter what the weather in their location.

Cook the Books Review: An Embarrassment of Mangoes by Ann Vanderhoof As one terribly winter-weary North Country resident, I was glad to have an armchair sea voyage to warmer climes courtesy of Ann Vanderhoof in her book "An Embarrassment of Mangoes" (Doubleday Canada, ).

The only discovery to be found in An Embarrassment of Mangoes is one that Vanderhoof perhaps did not intend: a not altogether flattering portrayal of the "cruiser" culture in the : Popmatters Staff. An embarrassment of mangoes' seemes to be a must read book.

memoir and food and travel all bundled into one will surely be an interesting read. have you read "monsoon dairy" by shobha narayan. I am sure you must have. An Embarrassment of Mangoes follows their experiences as they sail from Toronto to Trinidad (just off the coast of Venezuela) and back again on board their foot Tartan sloop, Receta (Spanish for "recipe," many of which you will find interspersed with the text) and their dinghy, Snack/5().

Needless to say, the adventures Vanderhoof documents in "An Embarrassment of Mangoes," her memoir of that epic trip, go way beyond smooth sailing: running aground in the Intercoastal Waterway Author: Miriam Wolf.

An Embarrassment of Mangoes is an odd mixture of a book – part travel journal, part culinary tour, part Cruising for Dummies (“cruising” is a term habitués use to describe life aboard a pleasure boat).

Ann Vanderhoof and her husband, Steve, spent two years cruising from Toronto to the Caribbean and back on a foot sailboat named Receta, Spanish for “recipe.”. An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind -- and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean.

Who hasn’t fantasized about chucking the job, saying goodbye to the rat race, and escaping to some exotic destination in search of sun, sand, and a different way of life?/5(40).

ANN VANDERHOOF’s debut book,An Embarrassment of Mangoes — an account of a two-year midlife break during which she sailed from Canada to the Caribbean — was an Amazon Top Ten Book of the Year for Travel and a national bestseller in Canada. More about Ann Vanderhoof.

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I really enjoyed it and recommend it to all.An Embarrassment of Mangoes is a delicious chronicle of leaving the type-A lifestyle behind -- and discovering the seductive secrets of life in the Caribbean.

Who hasn’t fantasized about chucking the job, saying goodbye to the rat race, and escaping to some exotic destination in search of sun, sand, and a different way of life?An Embarrassment of Mangoes by Ann Vanderhoof. they headed south for two years. This book is the tale of that trip.

Most of the book is their trip south, the islands where they stop, and the yummy-looking recipes Ann gathers through their travels. I enjoyed Ann’s transformation, not only from a stressed career-oriented businesswoman to a.