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“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.
The Best Travel Writing, Volume 9 is the latest 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 cuisines and cultures.
A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2013.
About the Author
James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than 125 Travelers Tales/Solas House titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared nationwide since 1985. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean OReilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books and the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self.
Introduction author Tim Cahill is one of America's foremost travel and adventure writers. He is the author of many books, among them Jaguars Ripped My Flesh; A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg; Road Fever; Pecked To Death By Ducks; Pass The Butterworms; Hold The Enlightenment; Lost in my own Backyard: a Walk in Yellowstone National Park; and the editor of Not So Funny When It Happened: the Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure (Travelers' Tales).
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