America Over Easy

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The second edition of America Over Easy has just been released. It includes all the helpful features of the first edition - plastic cover, good pocket-sized format and full map included in the wrap-around plastic cover of the book. And of course Mark Sheehan's inimitable style has not lost any of its pizzazz. Over the past year he has been travelling throughout the States (tough job, but you know, someone has to...) in order to add new details, confirm the old, and generally bring a new brighter-than-bright second edition. If you are heading state-side, take this with you! (US$14.05/AUS$19.95)

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I must disclose at the outset that Mark Sheehan, the author of America Over Easy,  is a friend of mine. It is always a privilege, though, to share the successes of people I know, and this little book hardly needs my praise. It is already going gangbusters.

That should be a word Mark would appreciate as he is American-born and ideally suited to write this ‘know-before-you-go guide to making the most of an American vacation’ as he subtitles it on the cover. Trust me, Mark Sheehan is a fun guy, and it comes through in his writing.

It’s all here – the mighty US of A decoded, demystified and delivered in a way Aussies can understand because, you see, the other reason Sheehan is ideally suited to put this book together is that he has for many years lived in Sydney.

America Over Easy takes readers through all the essentials – from what to pack and what to leave behind (definitely take the Aussie twang, he says. Americans love it!) to what to do, where to stay, and what to eat. There are lists of the ‘bests’ of the country too – beaches, free places, unusual names, and of course shopping malls.

The book is packaged in a useful plastic folder that includes a large map of USA, but it’s small enough to drop into a pocket of your carry-on baggage so you can study it on the flight across. You’ll be glad you did.

America Over Easy, Mark Sheehan, New Holland Publishers, 2009, $19.95, Paperback with map, 208 pages.

 

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0 #3 Cody & IMark William Sheehan 2021-09-24 18:25
Lovely Lass! The new book, with the best ever words I've ever done is out now...'Cody & I' Breathing Through a Straw". If you can see your way clear, make a donation and buy a book...ALL my royalties and advances for years now go to finding a cure for CF, and now, equally-shared for Organ Donorship awareness. And YES! Sir Richard is still, matching me dollar for dollar after all these years! Hugs, M asking
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0 #2 "We're Back!"Mark 2012-12-31 19:03
Yep! Our worldwide best-take for a 'Know BEFORE You GO!" Guide has real legs in it with a 2nd Printing and edition! We did have help in round one from good-guy Sir Richard Branson, but cream floats to the surface... no matter how many mates you've got... Keep Your Eyes Peeled for a bigger, and better America Over Easy! book for 2013 and beyond!
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0 #1 Thank You for the wonderful reviewMark Sheehan 2011-03-29 17:37
Its nice to know that the true grit folks who live, breathe and sleep travel and food like the book! Please,let us know when you want to visit the great US of A and I'm there to help you make the most of it! This year,Australia will send a record-breaking 1 million Auzzies to America! Yikes! Thanks Again for the kind words on our words... Mark Sheehan
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