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Rick Steves' Postcards from Europe: 20 Years of Travel Tales from American's Foremost Guidebook Author

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ISBN13: 9781562613976
ISBN10: 1562613979
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The host of public television's "Travels in Europe with Rick Steves" offers a series of personal vignettes for an armchair tour of his favorite European travel experiences.

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This guide is an armchair tour of the author's favorite European travel experiences. In a series of personal vignettes, Steves tells of the Swiss schoolteacher who risked Steves's life to show him an edelweiss he couldn't pick, the Seina native who still bears a medieval grudge against Florence, and the Parisian who took a deep whiff of moldy cheese and sighed, "It smells like zee feet of angels."

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takingadayoff, November 12, 2008 (view all comments by takingadayoff)
This is the Rick Steves you haven't met on his travel shows or guide books. Instead of the goofy, slightly rumpled Rick, there is an edge to this memoir. His first experiences as a tour guide were wildly unsuccessful and he had a missionary zeal that was not attractive. This is not what I expected, and yet, it was quite fascinating.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781562613976
Subtitle:
25 Years of Travel Tales from America's Favorite Guidebook Writer
Author:
Steves, Rick
Author:
Steves
Publisher:
Avalon Travel Publishing
Location:
Santa Fe, N.M. :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Western
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Europe Description and travel.
Subject:
Steves, Rick - Travel - Europe
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Rick Steves
Publication Date:
19990129
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 13 oz

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This guide is an armchair tour of the author's favorite European travel experiences. In a series of personal vignettes, Steves tells of the Swiss schoolteacher who risked Steves's life to show him an edelweiss he couldn't pick, the Seina native who still bears a medieval grudge against Florence, and the Parisian who took a deep whiff of moldy cheese and sighed, "It smells like zee feet of angels."
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