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Assassination Vacation
Assassination Vacation
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Leave it to Sarah Vowell to roam across America in search of the motivations and culture of political murder. Obsessive, edifying, and, of course, witty, Assassination Vacation is unlike any other historical tourism or travel writing book you'll ever... (read more)

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
by Bill Bryson
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One of the world's wittiest travel writers -- the bestselling author of Mother Tongue and Notes From a Small Island -- takes on the daunting, gorgeous Appalachian Trail. "A Walk in the Woods" is a fantastically funny account of Bill Bryson's months... (read more)

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The Innocents Abroad: The New Pilgrims' Progress
The Innocents Abroad: The New Pilgrims' Progress
by Mark Twain
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''Who could read the programme for the excursion without longing to make one of the party?'' So Mark Twain acclaims his voyage from New York City to Europe and the Holy Land in June 1867. His adventures produced ''The Innocents Abroad'', a book so funny... (read more)

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My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson
My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson
by Jessica Dulong
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In 2001, journalist Jessica DuLong ditched her dot-com desk job for the diesel engines of a rusty antique fireboat, the John J. Harvey, and the storied waters of the Hudson. My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson tells the story of this... (read more)

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To a Mountain in Tibet
To a Mountain in Tibet
by Colin Thubron
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This is the account of a journey to the holiest mountain on earth, the solitary peak of Kailas in Tibet, sacred to one-fifth of humankind. To both Buddhists and Hindus it is the mystic heart of the world and an ancient site of pilgrimage. It has never... (read more)

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Lonely Planet: Better Than Fiction: True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers
Lonely Planet: Better Than Fiction: True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers
by Don (edt) George
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A collection of original travel stories told by some of the worlds best novelists, including: Isabel Allende, Peter Matthiessen, Alexander McCall Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, Téa Obreht, DBC Pierre, and more.... (read more)

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Scott's Last Expedition: The Journals of Robert Scott (CSA Word Recording)
Scott's Last Expedition: The Journals of Robert Scott (CSA Word Recording)
by Robert Scott
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A fascinating, intimate look at a legendary expedition Robert Scott's final journey to the South Pole has been called one of history's greatest tales of adventure, and in his journals this extraordinary mission is recorded in vivid detail; readers... (read more)

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Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
by Bill Bryson
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Notes from a Small Island After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to move his wife and kids back to his homeland of the United States. But not before taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly... (read more)

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Down Under
Down Under
by Bill Bryson
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After tales from the USA and Britain, Bill Bryson turns his roving eye to Australia, the only island that is also a continent and the only continent that is also a country. He tries to find out why Aussies are so cool, digging up a past that reveals... (read more)

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Climbing Everest: The Writings of George Mallory
Climbing Everest: The Writings of George Mallory
by George Mallory
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The extraordinary diaries of the celebrated mountaineer These are George Mallory's collected writings on his mountaineering, and his motivations. Famously impelled to climb Mount Everest simply because it was there, Mallory made three attempts to be... (read more)

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Scott & Amundsen: Their Race to the South Pole (CSA Word Recording)
Scott & Amundsen: Their Race to the South Pole (CSA Word Recording)
by Roland Huntford
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The fascinating story of the explorers and their race to the South Pole At the beginning of the 20th century, the South Pole was the most coveted prize in the modern age of exploration. In this brilliant dual biography, every detail of the great race to... (read more)

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My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson
My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson
by Jessica Dulong
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In 2001, journalist Jessica DuLong ditched her dot-com desk job for the diesel engines of a rusty antique fireboat, the John J. Harvey, and the storied waters of the Hudson. My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson tells the story of this... (read more)

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Tales of the Alhambra
Tales of the Alhambra
by Washington Irving
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One of the most entertaining travelogues ever written, Washington Irving's Tales of the Alhambra is a heady mix of fact, myth, and depictions of secret chambers, desperate battles, imprisoned princesses, palace ghosts, and fragrant gardens, described... (read more)

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In an Antique Land: History in the Guise of a Traveler's Tale
In an Antique Land: History in the Guise of a Traveler's Tale
by Amitav Ghosh
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In 1980, Ghosh journeyed to a remote corner of Egypt looking for clues to the life of a 12th-century Indian slave whose story he had stumbled upon in letters written to the slave's master. Ghosh's work is a brilliant hybrid of history, cultural... (read more)

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The Innocents Abroad: The New Pilgrims' Progress
The Innocents Abroad: The New Pilgrims' Progress
by Mark Twain
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''Who could read the programme for the excursion without longing to make one of the party?'' So Mark Twain acclaims his voyage from New York City to Europe and the Holy Land in June 1867. His adventures produced ''The Innocents Abroad'', a book so funny... (read more)

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The Spoken Word: Travel Writers: Travel Writers and Explorers in Their Own Words
The Spoken Word: Travel Writers: Travel Writers and Explorers in Their Own Words
by Leonard D. A. Hussey
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This two-disc set features some of best known literary adventurers and explorers of the twentieth century in their own words. The recordings—mostly sourced from the BBC Sound Archive and never before published—are a mixture of radio... (read more)

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Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe
Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe
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Sailing Alone Around the World [With eBook]
Sailing Alone Around the World [With eBook]
by Joshua Slocum
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Joshua Slocum is believed to be the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. After a distinguished nautical career, during which he worked his way up from cabin boy to captain, Slocum wrecked his ship off the coast of Brazil. Turning this... (read more)

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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
by Sam Keith
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To live in a pristine land unchanged by man...to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed...to choose an idyllic site, cut trees and build a log cabin...to be a self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials available.... (read more)

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A Tramp Abroad
A Tramp Abroad
by Mark Twain
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Twain writes of his walking tour of Europe, describing his impressions of the Black Forest, the Matterhorn, and other attractions. The book is filled with brilliant prose, insightful wit, and Twains unerring instinct for the truth.... (read more)

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