Claire Fontaine and Mia Fontaine, authors of Have Mother, Will Travel, on tour April 2013

Posted By on March 21, 2013

Have Mother Will TravelAbout Have Mother, Will Travel

• Paperback: 336 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (April 2, 2013)

Their bestselling memoir, Come Back, inspired readers with the story of Mia Fontaine’s harrowing drug addiction and her mother, Claire’s, desperate and ultimately successful attempts to save her. Now, a decade later, as Mia finds that adult life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, Claire realizes that she forgot to plan for life after motherhood. Determined to transform themselves and a relationship that has frayed around the edges, the pair sets off on a five-month adventure through twenty cities and twelve countries: an extraordinary, often hilarious journey that includes mishaps, mayhem, and unexpected joys, from a passport-eating elephant in Malaysia to the lavender fields of France, where they finally make peace with their tumultuous past. Wiser for what they’ve learned from women in other cultures, and from each other, they return with a deepened sense of who they are and where they want to go.

Claire and Mia FontaineAbout Claire and Mia Fontaine

Claire Fontaine is a former screenwriter who divides her time between the US and Europe. She is a certified relationship coach and a certified life coach.

Mia Fontaine is a popular motivational speaker who has written for the New York Times, blogs for Ms. Magazine, and is currently at work on a narrative nonfiction book. She lives in New York City.

Find out more about Claire and Mia at their website and connect with them on Facebook.

Claire’s and Mia’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, April 9th: Write Meg

Wednesday, April 10th: We Said Go Travel

Thursday, April 11th: A Bookish Affair

Friday, April 12th: Gone With the Family

Tuesday, April 16th: Twisting the Lens

Wednesday, April 17th: Book Dilettante

Wednesday, April 17th: Walking on Travels

Thursday, April 18th: Sara’s Organized Chaos

Monday, April 22nd: 5 Minutes for Mom

Wednesday, April 24th: Olduvai Reads

Monday, April 29th: Great Imaginations

Tuesday, April 30th: Book Club Classics!

Wednesday, May 1st: The Book Garden

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