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Tropic of the Sea

Satoshi Kon

Satoshi Kon was born on October 12, 1963. While in college, at the Musashino Art University, Kon made his debut as a manga artist with the short manga Toriko (1984) and earned a runner-up spot in Kodansha's 10th Annual Tetsuya Chiba Awards. Afterward, he... (read more)

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Seven Years in Tibet

Heinrich Harrer

In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet. Harrer was traveling in India when the Second World War erupted. He was subsequently seized and... (read more)

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Ireland: A Traveler's Literary Companion (Traveler's Literary Companions)

James Mcelroy

What explains the fact that one of the worlds smallest, least assuming countries has consistently been among the top 15 international travel destinations for Americans? Irelands appeal can be attributed to many things: its blend of picturesque... (read more)

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Columbus: The Four Voyages, 1492-1504

Laurence Bergreen

From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer. Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in... (read more)

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The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition

Susan Solomon

This riveting book tells the tragic story of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his team who in November 1911 began a trek across Antarctica, striving to be the first to reach the South Pole. After marching 900 miles, the men found that a group of... (read more)

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God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre

Richard Grant

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)

Africa and Middle East
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My Mercedes Is Not for Sale: From Amsterdam to Ouagadougou...an Auto-Misadventure Across the Sahara

Jeroen Van Bergeijk

“Oh Lord, wont you buy me a Mercedes Benz?” Janis Joplin A journalists intrepid endeavor to sell his used car abroad results in a high-spirited and revealing look at West Africa. “Look, theres my car,” I say, pointing at my... (read more)

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Strangers in Paradise: A Memoir of Provence

Paul Christensen

Weaving a fascinating dialogue between the Old World as represented by Provence and the New World of the postmodern American university, this memoir describes in finely wrought detail a poet and critic of literary postmodernism moving his... (read more)

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