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Railway Anthology
Railway Anthology
by Deborah (com) Manley
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An anthology of short excerpts from the writings of famous literary figures on the subject of railways and rail journeys around the world.... (read more)

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The Best American Travel Writing 2014 (Best American)
The Best American Travel Writing 2014 (Best American)
by Paul Theroux
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“Will gratify both armchair travelers and the most seasoned and fearless thrill-seekers . . . Refreshingly original stories, alternately humorous, nostalgic, exhilarating and horrifying . . . A thrilling, surprising collection—one of the best... (read more)

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Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures: Funny Women Write from the Road (Travelers' Tales)
Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures: Funny Women Write from the Road (Travelers' Tales)
by Jennifer L. Leo
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Travel isnt always what we dream it will be, but...oh the stories that follow! For the 25 women in this book who packed their sense of humor as they traveled from Alaska to Zanzibar, the journey brought tales of misadventure that their children and... (read more)

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A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad
A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad
by Don George
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We've all dreamt of escaping to a house somewhere. In this collection of stories some of the finest names in contemporary travel writing reveal the perils and pleasures of exchanging the familiar for the foreign. "...I know well the delectable thrill of... (read more)

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The Best American Travel Writing (Best American Travel Writing)
The Best American Travel Writing (Best American Travel Writing)
by Anthony Bourdain
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The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines... (read more)

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Best American Travel Writing 2013 (13 Edition)
Best American Travel Writing 2013 (13 Edition)
by Jason Wilson
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Edited by The New Yorkers Bill Buford, the pieces collected here “prove that a restless, intrepid spirit isnt unwelcome to American readers” (New York Times Book Review).... (read more)

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An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers
An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers
by Alexander Mccall Smith
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"From Cold War Yugoslavia to modern-day Yemen, Lonely Planet's latest collection of nonfiction travel stories doesn't leave a stone or continent unturned. Readers will relish Simon Winchester's boyhood tale of a near-death experience in the Arctic Circle... (read more)

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A Woman's World Again: True Stories of World Travel
A Woman's World Again: True Stories of World Travel
by Marybeth Bond
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Whether a world-traveler or an armchair enthusiast, this remarkable collection delights the reader with tales from such varied locales as Prague, India, Tibet, Cuba, and Antarctica. From each piece emerges a distinct and individual voice, resulting in an... (read more)

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The Best American Travel Writing 2001 (Best American Travel Writing)
The Best American Travel Writing 2001 (Best American Travel Writing)
by Paul Theroux
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Maintaining that "travel is a state of mind", the author of "Hotel Honolulu" selects pieces about "the spell in the wilderness, the letter home from foreign parts, the dangerous adventure, the sentimental journey, the expos, the shocking revelation, the... (read more)

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The Best American Travel Writing (Best American Travel Writing)
The Best American Travel Writing (Best American Travel Writing)
by William T Vollmann
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In his introduction to The Best American Travel Writing 2008, editor Anthony Bourdain writes that the pieces that “spoke the loudest and most powerfully to me were usually evocative of the darker side, those moments fearful, sublime, and absurd; the... (read more)

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The Walker's Anthology (Trailblazer Guides)
The Walker's Anthology (Trailblazer Guides)
by Deborah (com) Manley
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An anthology of short excerpts from the writings of famous literary figures on the subject of walking, trekking and climbing around the world.... (read more)

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The Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys: Volume II: Great Writers on Great Places
The Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys: Volume II: Great Writers on Great Places
by Klara Glowczewska
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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... (read more)

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Not So Funny When It Happened: The Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure (Travelers' Tales Guides)
Not So Funny When It Happened: The Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure (Travelers' Tales Guides)
by Tim Cahill
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In more than 30 scathingly funny pieces, a diverse array of authors shows just how quickly a pleasant vacation can turn into an embarrassing anecdote.The stories show that when traveling, even the best of plans fall by the wayside.... (read more)

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A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad (Lonely Planet Journeys)
A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad (Lonely Planet Journeys)
by Don George
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We've all dreamt of escaping to a House Somewhere. In this collection some of the finest names in contemporary travel writing reveal the perils and pleasures of exchanging the familiar for the foreign. Isabel Allende discovers love and paradise in... (read more)

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The Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys: Great Writers on Great Places
The Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys: Great Writers on Great Places
by Klara Glowczewska
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From the #1 travel magazine in the country, a collection of travel tales from some of today's finest writers Travel writing maintains its seemingly endless popularity, and this volume offers a particularly transporting body of work, pairing exotic... (read more)

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Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth-Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe
Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth-Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe
by Naghmeh Sohrabi
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Accounts of travel to far-flung places have deservedly gripped the imagination of readers for centuries. Yet travelogues can reveal much more than the customs of a foreign land; they can also serve as a window into the culture and concerns of their place... (read more)

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Norton Book of Travel (87 Edition)
Norton Book of Travel (87 Edition)
by Paul (ed.) Fussell
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Editor Paul Fussell has brought together some of the best travel writing of all time from the world's most recognized travelers--Marco Polo, Darwin and Kerouac to name a few--and has explored the traveler's psyche from the Age of Discovery to the Age of... (read more)

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Making Connections: Mother-Daughter Adventure Travel Tales
Making Connections: Mother-Daughter Adventure Travel Tales
by Wendy Knight
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Through lively and vivid accounts of an African safari, a trip to Thailand, and a Canadian canoe trip, this collection examines how the mother-daughter relationship is tested and altered by adventure travel.... (read more)

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Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana: Funny Travel Stories and Strange Packing Tips
Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana: Funny Travel Stories and Strange Packing Tips
by Marcy Gordon
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Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana is the ninth book in the best-selling Travelers' Tales humor series, which began with There's No Toilet Paper on the Road Less Traveled and blossomed into the now classic "underwear" women's humor series, including the... (read more)

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The Best American Travel Writing (Best American Travel Writing)
The Best American Travel Writing (Best American Travel Writing)
by Sloane Crosley
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Acclaimed writer Simon Winchester brings his keen literary eye to this year's volume of the finest travel writing from the past year. "Full of insights, humor, the exotic and distant, and the ordinary and near" (Library Journal) this collection finds... (read more)

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