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Best Travel Writing: True Stories from Around the World (Best Travelers' Tales)

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Publisher Comments:

This title is the second in our series of annual collections of the best travel writing. Many of these stories are original while some have appeared in other Travelers Tales titles or elsewhere. But the common thread connecting them is fresh, lively storytelling and compelling narrative to make the reader laugh, weep, wish he were there, or be glad he wasnt.

The 30 stories cover the globe, from encountering the spirit of Odysseus in the Mediterranean to restaging the "Rumble in the Jungle" in Malawi to probing the culture of the working men in the Tokyo fish market. The points of view and perspectives are global in reach and the themes are as eclectic as all of our books, including stories that encompass spiritual growth, absolute hilarity and misadventure, high adventure, romance, womens solo journeys, stories of service to humanity, family travel, and encounters with exotic cuisine.

Synopsis:

The 28 stories in this compilation take the reader on delightful armchair adventures to points known and unknown, from recreating Muhammad Alis “Rumble in the Jungle” in a makeshift boxing ring in Malawi, to discovering the secret to life and chicken in a humble Parisian restaurant, to encountering the ghost of Odysseus and the mysteries of ones own past in the Aegean. Featuring points of view and perspectives as global as the tales themselves, the stories present an equally eclectic collection of themes, encompassing spiritual growth, misadventure, high adventure, romance, womens solo journeys, stories of service to humanity, family travel, and encounters with exotic cuisine. The common thread connecting them all is fresh, lively storytelling that make readers laugh, cry, wish they were there, or be glad they werent.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932361162
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
Habegger, Larry
Editor:
O'Reilly, James; O'Reilly, Sean; Habegger, Larry
Author:
Miller, Tom
Author:
Habegger, Larry
Author:
O'Reilly, Sean
Author:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
Habegger, Larry
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
TRAVEL / Special Interest/General
Subject:
TRV026000
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best Travel Writing
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 16 lb

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The 28 stories in this compilation take the reader on delightful armchair adventures to points known and unknown, from recreating Muhammad Alis “Rumble in the Jungle” in a makeshift boxing ring in Malawi, to discovering the secret to life and chicken in a humble Parisian restaurant, to encountering the ghost of Odysseus and the mysteries of ones own past in the Aegean. Featuring points of view and perspectives as global as the tales themselves, the stories present an equally eclectic collection of themes, encompassing spiritual growth, misadventure, high adventure, romance, womens solo journeys, stories of service to humanity, family travel, and encounters with exotic cuisine. The common thread connecting them all is fresh, lively storytelling that make readers laugh, cry, wish they were there, or be glad they werent.
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