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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
by David Grann
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Grann's riveting book, The Lost City of Z, delves into the intrepid life and mysterious disappearance of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett. Armchair travelers will be whisked away to the Amazon on a wild ride with a surprising finish.... (read more)

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams
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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast... (read more)

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God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre
God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre
by Richard Grant
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Twenty miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border, the rugged, beautiful Sierra Madre mountains begin their dramatic ascent. Almost 900 miles long, the range climbs to nearly 11,000 feet and boasts several canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon. The rules of... (read more)

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The Interior Circuit (Mexico City Chronicles)
The Interior Circuit (Mexico City Chronicles)
by Francisco Goldman
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Coming off the most successful book of a decorated career—Say Her Name—The Interior Circuit is Francisco Goldmans timely and provocative journey into the heart of Mexico City. The Interior Circuit is Goldmans story of his emergence from grief... (read more)

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After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (Updated) (Vintage Departures)
After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (Updated) (Vintage Departures)
by Edwidge Danticat
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I took advantage of the break to edge my way into the crowd. The carnival bands had completely taken over every meter of the square. As had previously been announced, the most renowned ones from the South East were there. The musicians and dancers seemed... (read more)

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On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
by Tony Cohan
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An American writer and his wife find a new homeand a new lease on lifein the charming sixteenth-century hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When Los Angeles novelist Tony Cohan and his artist wife, Masako, visited central Mexico one winter they... (read more)

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In Patagonia (Penguin Classics)
In Patagonia (Penguin Classics)
by Bruce Chatwin
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A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife, and people of Patagonia.... (read more)

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Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.
Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.
by Ed Stafford
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As seen on Discovery Channel and for readers of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, Bill Bryson, Jon Krakauer, and David Grann, a riveting, adventurous account of one mans history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon — and through the most bio... (read more)

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Savages
Savages
by Joe Kane
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Savages is a firsthand account, by turn hilarious, heartbreaking, and thrilling, of a small band of Amazonian warriors and their battle to preserve their way of life. Includes eight pages of photos.... (read more)

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Samba (Vintage Departures)
Samba (Vintage Departures)
by Alm Guillermoprieto
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For one year, Alma Guillermoprieto lived in Manguiera, a village near Rio de Janeiro, to learn the ritual of samba--the sensuous song and dance marked by a rapturous beat--and to take part in Rio's renowned carnivale parade.... (read more)

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Cloud Forest (Penguin Nature Classics)
Cloud Forest (Penguin Nature Classics)
by Peter Matthiessen
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A classic work of nature and humanity, by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise   Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed 20,000 miles of the South American... (read more)

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
by David Grann
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Grann's riveting book, The Lost City of Z, delves into the intrepid life and mysterious disappearance of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett. Armchair travelers will be whisked away to the Amazon on a wild ride with a surprising finish.... (read more)

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Oaxaca Journal (12 Edition)
Oaxaca Journal (12 Edition)
by Oliver Sacks
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Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados—mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and... (read more)

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams
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From the star of Discovery Channel's Naked and Marooned comes a a riveting, adventurous account of one manand#8217;s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazonand#151;and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth.and#160; Fans of... (read more)

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Mexico in Mind: An Anthology (Vintage Departures)
Mexico in Mind: An Anthology (Vintage Departures)
by Maria Finn
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In the tradition of "Italy in Mind" and "Cuba in Mind" comes a richly varied anthology of fiction, travel writing, and poetry by a stunning array of great writers in English who have been beguiled by Mexico over the centuries.... (read more)

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In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
by Redmond Ohanlon
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The Motorcycle Diaries: A Journey Around South America
The Motorcycle Diaries: A Journey Around South America
by Ernesto Guevara
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In January 1952, two young men from Buenos Aires set out to explore South America on an ancient Norton motorbike. The journey lasted six months and took them thousands of miles, all the way from Argentina to Venezuela. En route, there was disasters and... (read more)

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Running the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
Running the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
by Joe Kane
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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
by Carlos Eire
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National Book Award-winning memoir of exile from a tangerine-colored paradise: “Eire has done a splendid job….Masterfully written, bursting with wonderful details and images and populated by characters so well described that they seem to be... (read more)

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A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books)
A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books)
by Peter Robb
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Deliciously sensuous and fascinating, Robb renders in vivid detail the intoxicating pleasures of Brazil's food, music, literature, and landscape as he travels not only cross country but also back in time--from the days of slavery to modern day political... (read more)

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