Journalist Marcia DeSanctis’ restless nature is the spark for this book about what pulls her to travel and her conflicting desires to return home. With stops in Moscow, Texas, and everywhere in between, A Hard Place to Leave (Travelers’ Tales) is a collection of charming essays on her search for solitude, adventure, and home. The New York Times bestselling author’s accounts of her cross-global journeys includes encounters with spies, lovers, political officials, breath-taking landscapes, and more. DeSanctis weaves together both ordinary and extraordinary life events to reveal various universal truths to help readers better understand the world.