October 30, 2008

Discover the World With This Book — New Book Reveals the Many Fascinating Details Behind the Author’s Amazing Travels

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exploring the world with its diverse cultures can be an intimidating experience. Undaunted, author Arlene Pullen visited many places around the world and discovered many new things as she interacted with the people. Readers can finally share what she learned as Xlibris releases her new book, The Penguins Ate My Postcards.

The Penguins Ate My Postcards tells the story of one woman's connections with people she met during her travels around the world. The text draws parallels between places and events from one decade to another in an informal manner that is easy to read. Frequently, it describes places as Pullen saw them through the lens of her camera. Readers will discover many interesting details about South Africa, Cambodia, England and Vietnam. The settings of the tales in this book are diverse and the enjoyment of being close to wild animals in their natural habitat is strong. The essays are informative and entertaining, sometimes humorous, but always sensitive to personal and cultural uniqueness. Finally, The Penguins Ate My Postcards answers the question most frequently asked of experienced travelers: "What's your favorite place?"

Richly-layered and inspiring, The Penguins Ate My Postcards is a captivating collection of literary pieces that will keep readers interested in the people, places and cultures being featured. To order a copy, feel free to visit your local bookstore or log on at Xlibris.com today.

About the Author

Arlene Pullen wrote her first journal entry when she was in college. What began as a literary exercise developed into a lifelong challenge. Many of the essays in The Penguins Ate My Postcards emerged from journals written during relaxing moments on a vacation or tour. She has recently completed her career as a teacher and is currently learning to live in a non-structured day. The author has written a family history and two books of poetry. She lives in New Jersey.

            THE PENGUINS ATE MY POSTCARDS * by Arlene Pullen                     Publication Date: April 2, 2008       Trade Paperback; $19.99; 235 pages; 978-1-4363-0515-0        Cloth Hardback; $29.99; 235 pages; 978-1-4363-0516-7 

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7479. Tear sheets may be sent by regular or electronic mail to Marketing Services. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x.7876.

Xlibris books can be purchased at Xlibris bookstore. For more information, contact Xlibris at (888) 795-4274 or on the web at www.Xlibris.com.

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