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The Best Travel Writing: True Stories from Around the World (Best Travel Writing)

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The Best American Series®

First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected — and most popular — of its kind.

The Best American Travel Writing 2012 includes

Bryan Curtis, Lynn Freed, J. Malcolm Garcia, Peter Gwin,

Pico Iyer, Mark Jenkins, Dimiter Kenarov, Robin Kirk,

Kimberly Meyer, Paul Theroux, and others

Synopsis:

High adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity, misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine highlight these stories from fellow travelers. This edition takes the reader on a harrowing raft ride off the coast of Panama, on a whirlwind tour from Florence to Santorini, into the wilds of Patagonia, and to a colorful village in Ghana.

Synopsis:

A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2011.

Synopsis:

Number-one New York Times best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed: A Love Story, Elizabeth Gilbert transports readers to far-flung locales with this collection of the years lushest and most inspiring travel writing.

Synopsis:

The points of view and perspectives in The Best Travel Writing 2009 are global, and the themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity, misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Reading these stories is like sitting in a cafe filled with fellow travelers swapping tales about past adventures and ideas on where to head next. This edition takes the reader on a harrowing raft ride off the coast of Panama, on a whirlwind tour from Florence to Santorini, into the wilds of Patagonia, and to a colorful village in Ghana.

About the Author

JASON WILSON is the drinks columnist at the Washington Post, the series editor of The Smart Set, and the author of Boozehound: On The Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated. He teaches at Drexel University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932361629
Author:
Oreilly, James
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Editor:
O'Reilly, James; Habegger, Larry; O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
Habegger, Larry
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Author:
Wilson, Jason
Author:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
Vollmann, William T.
Author:
Habegger, Larry
Author:
Gilbert, Elizabeth
Author:
O'Reilly, Sean
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American
Publication Date:
20121002
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 13.5 lb

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Product details 256 pages Travelers' Tales Guides - English 9781932361629 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , High adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity, misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine highlight these stories from fellow travelers. This edition takes the reader on a harrowing raft ride off the coast of Panama, on a whirlwind tour from Florence to Santorini, into the wilds of Patagonia, and to a colorful village in Ghana.
"Synopsis" by ,
A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2011.
"Synopsis" by , Number-one New York Times best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed: A Love Story, Elizabeth Gilbert transports readers to far-flung locales with this collection of the years lushest and most inspiring travel writing.
"Synopsis" by ,
The points of view and perspectives in The Best Travel Writing 2009 are global, and the themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity, misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Reading these stories is like sitting in a cafe filled with fellow travelers swapping tales about past adventures and ideas on where to head next. This edition takes the reader on a harrowing raft ride off the coast of Panama, on a whirlwind tour from Florence to Santorini, into the wilds of Patagonia, and to a colorful village in Ghana.
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