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

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Publisher Comments:

“Travel connoisseurs divide the world into those places theyve been dying to visit or revisit and places theyd never set foot in but are glad someone else did. This years volume of travel writing . . . focuses mostly on the latter with derring-do dispatches.” — USA Today

A far-ranging collection of the best travel writing pieces published in 2013, collected by guest editor Paul Theroux. The Best American Travel Writing consistently includes a wide variety of pieces, illuminating the wonder, humor, fear, and exhilaration that greets all of us when we embark on a journey to a new place. Readers know that there is simply no other option when they want great travel writing.

Synopsis:

A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2013.

Synopsis:

The Best Travel Writing 2011 is the eighth volume in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Sweat, suffer, and fall in love in Guyana, meet a traveler who conducts his own detente in Russian baths, and encounter the light of a stranger in Burma. Further tales include methods on comprehending the nuances of bargaining in Senegal and an archaeologist who digs up her own past in Greece.

About the Author

James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than 100 Travelers Tales titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared since 1985 in major newspapers in five countries. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean OReilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books, and he is also the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self. He lives in Virginia with his wife and six children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781609520083
Author:
O'reilly, James (edt)
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides
Author:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
Theroux, Paul
Author:
Habegger, Larry
Author:
O'Reilly, Sean
Author:
Wilson, Jason
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in

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The Best Travel Writing 2011 is the eighth volume in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Sweat, suffer, and fall in love in Guyana, meet a traveler who conducts his own detente in Russian baths, and encounter the light of a stranger in Burma. Further tales include methods on comprehending the nuances of bargaining in Senegal and an archaeologist who digs up her own past in Greece.
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