Ann Vanderhoof

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. She writes for magazines such as "Gourmet," "Islands," and "More." When she's not on her sailboat, Vanderhoof lives in Toronto. "From the Hardcover edition."