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Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II (P.S.)
Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II (P.S.)
by Mitchell Zuckoff
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On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea.Unlike the peaceful... (read more)

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This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
by Gretel Ehrlich
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-361) and index.... (read more)

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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
by Robert Macfarlane
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From the father of English nature writing: a superb selection of essays about rural England in the 1800s, with an introduction by the celebrated writer Richard Mabey Richard Jefferies was the most important and imaginative observers of the natural... (read more)

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Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate)
Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate)
by Amy Thomas
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"Traveling foodies of the world, rejoice — Thomas provides the sweet scoop on Paris and New York in this mouth-watering memoir. While an associate creative director at ad agency Ogilvy & Mather, Thomas was offered a position as copywriter on the... (read more)

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The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole (Modern Library Exploration)
The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole (Modern Library Exploration)
by Roland Huntford
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The definitive account of the contest between Britain's Robert Scott and Norway's Raoul Amundsen for the most coveted prize in the age of modern exploration: Antarctica. "One of the great debunking biographies."--"The New York Times Book Review."... (read more)

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Miles From Nowhere (85 Edition)
Miles From Nowhere (85 Edition)
by Barbara Savage
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This is the story of Barbara and Larry Savage's sometimes dangerous, often zany, but ultimately rewarding 23,000 miles global bicycle odyssey, which took them through 25 countries in two years. Miles From Nowhere is an adventure not to be missed... (read more)

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Kite Strings of the Southern Cross: A Woman's Travel Odyssey (Travelers' Tales Footsteps)
Kite Strings of the Southern Cross: A Woman's Travel Odyssey (Travelers' Tales Footsteps)
by Laurie Gough
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Laurie Gough is the epitome of a traveler with pluck, who doesn't shrink from the rigors, lessons, or danger of the pilgrim's road, but embraces them with enthusiasm and humor. Through the eyes of a young woman living on a beach in Fiji with new friends... (read more)

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The City of Falling Angels
The City of Falling Angels
by John Berendt
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Once again John Berendt proves he is a powerful magnet for eccentrics. With clever proficiency, Berendt depicts for readers a host of quirky characters, providing an exclusive glimpse into the Venice you won't see as a tourist. Gossipy yet wholly... (read more)

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Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language
Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language
by Katherine Russell Rich
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"Riveting and sharply observed." —Wall Street Journal "Verbally and emotionally dazzling . . . [Rich] became fluent in the language of human possibility." —O, the Oprah Magazine, "10 Top Reads of 2009"   In this... (read more)

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Ripening Sun: One Woman and the Creation of a Vineyard
Ripening Sun: One Woman and the Creation of a Vineyard
by Patricia Atkinson
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In 1990, Patricia Atkinson and her husband moved to the Dordogne, planning to earn their living as financial consultants, while an employee tended their small vineyard. Then disaster struck—the stock-market crashed and a debilitating illness sent... (read more)

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The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
by Edmund White
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Bloomsbury is proud to announce the first title in an occasional series in which some of the world's finest novelists reveal the secrets of the city they know best. These beautifully produced, pocket-sized books will provide exactly what is missing in... (read more)

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Into the Wild
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
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Admitting an interest that borders on obsession, Krakauer searches for the clues to the drives and desires that propelled 24-year-old Chris McCandless to leave civilization behind and head into the remote Alaskan wilderness. Four months later, McCandless'... (read more)

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Into the Heart of Borneo
Into the Heart of Borneo
by Redmond O'hanlon
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The story of a 1983 journey to the center of Borneo, which no expedition had attempted since 1926. O'Hanlon, accompanied by friend and poet James Fenton and three native guides brings wit and humor to a dangerous journey.... (read more)

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Sixpence House
Sixpence House
by Paul Collins
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A bibliophile's pilgrimage to where book lovers go when they die-Hay-on-Wye. Paul Collins and his family abandoned the hills of San Francisco to move to the Welsh countryside-to move, in fact, to the little cobblestone village of Hay-on-Wye, the 'Town of... (read more)

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Signspotting III: Lost and Loster in Translation (Signspotting: Lost & Loster in Translation)
Signspotting III: Lost and Loster in Translation (Signspotting: Lost & Loster in Translation)
by Doug Lansky
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A full-color illustrated collection of humorous, confusing, and amusing signs from around the globe. From ?UFO University? to ?Speedo Check Ahead? to ?Fecal Face Dot Gallery,? Signspotting III: Lost and Loster in Translation takes the reader on a... (read more)

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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (read more)

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Down & Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century
Down & Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century
by Daniel Hernandez
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MEXICO CITY, with some 20 million inhabitants, is the largest city in the Western Hemisphere. Enormous growth, raging crime, and tumultuous politics have also made it one of the most feared and misunderstood. Yet in the past decade, the city has become a... (read more)

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Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip (P.S.)
Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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One of The Economist's Best Books of the Year From the bestselling author of Oracle Bones and River Town comes the final book in his award-winning trilogy on the human side of the economic revolution in China. Peter Hessler, whom the Wall Street Journal... (read more)

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The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred
The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred
by Phil Cousineau
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Geared toward the modern-day pilgrim who is looking for inspiration and a few spiritual tools for the road, The Art of Pilgrimage weaves stories, myths, parables, and quotations from famous travelers of the past with practical suggestions and... (read more)

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Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
by Janet Wallach
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