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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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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler (P.S.)
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler (P.S.)
by Jason Roberts
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He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback&... (read more)

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The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon
by Robert Whitaker
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A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon The year is 1735. A decade-long expedition to South America is launched by a team of French scientists racing to measure the circumference of the earth and to reveal the mysteries of a little-known... (read more)

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Two Towns in Provence
Two Towns in Provence
by M F K Fisher
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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and... (read more)

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A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco
A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco
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The Medina -- the Old City -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled city in the world. Inside this vibrant Moroccan community, internet cafes and mobile phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer systems, and... (read more)

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Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer
Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer
by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
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Morrell and Capparell do a wonderful job of articulating Shackleton's leadership successes in everyday terms that will resonate with decision-makers in all varieties of business. Lessons in team-building and performance management are evident throughout... (read more)

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Travels with a Tangerine: From Morocco to Turkey in the Footsteps of Islam's Greatest Traveler
Travels with a Tangerine: From Morocco to Turkey in the Footsteps of Islam's Greatest Traveler
by Tim Mackintosh Smith
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In 1325, the great Arab traveler Ibn Battutah set out from his native Tangier in North Africa on pilgrimage to Mecca. By the time he returned nearly thirty years later, he had seen most of the known world, covering three times the distance allegedly... (read more)

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Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town
Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town
by Paul Theroux
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In the travel-writing tradition that made Paul Theroux?s reputation, Dark Star Safari is a rich and insightful book whose itinerary is Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town: down the Nile, through Sudan and Ethiopia, to Kenya, Uganda, and ultimately to the tip... (read more)

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A Time of Gifts (New York Review Books Classics)
A Time of Gifts (New York Review Books Classics)
by Patrick Leigh Fermor
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At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey — to walk to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which Between the Woods and the Water... (read more)

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Worst Journey in the World (05 Edition)
Worst Journey in the World (05 Edition)
by Apsley Cherry-garrard
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The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard—the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey—... (read more)

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Educating Alice
Educating Alice
by Alice Steinbach
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This funny and tender book combines three of Alice Steinbachs greatest passions: learning, traveling, and writing. After chronicling her European journey of self-discovery in Without Reservations, this Pulitzer Prize—winning columnist for the... (read more)

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The Crofter and the Laird
The Crofter and the Laird
by John Mcphee
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When John McPhee returned to the island of his ancestorsColonsay, twenty-five miles west of the Scottish mainlanda hundred and thirty-eight people were living there. About eighty of these, crofters and farmers, had familial histories of unbroken... (read more)

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Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire
Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire
by Simon Winchester
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Simon Winchester, struck by a sudden need to discover exactly what was left of the British Empire, set out across the globe to visit the far-flung islands that are all that remain of what once made Britain great. He traveled 100,000 miles back and forth,... (read more)

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The Persian Letters (Penguin Classics)
The Persian Letters (Penguin Classics)
by Charles Montesquieu
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Richly evocative novel. Translated by C.J. Betts.... (read more)

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Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide
Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide
by Peter Allison
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Welcome to the African bush, where the animals are fierce, the tourists can be wild, and only the food runs! Whatever You Do, Dont Run is a hilarious collection of true tales from top ­safari guide Peter Allison. In a place where the wrong... (read more)

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My Attainment of the Pole
My Attainment of the Pole
by Frederick A Cook
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The subzero temperatures were only one of the dangers explorer Frederick Cook (1865–1940) faced in his attempts to reach the North Pole. During his extraordinary and harrowing journey, he fought off arctic wolves and polar bears, lived through ice... (read more)

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Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark (Modern Library)
Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark (Modern Library)
by Jane F Geniesse
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Freya Stark—traveler, explorer, Arabist, and woman of letters—began the extraordinary adventures that would glamorize her—and would catapult her into public life for the next sixty years—in 1927. And with the... (read more)

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A Woman's Path: Best Women's Spiritual Travel Writing
A Woman's Path: Best Women's Spiritual Travel Writing
by Lucy Mccauley
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Anne Lamott, Linda Ellerbee, Jan Morris, Sue Bender and others reflect on the great and subtle ways that travel awakens us. While many of these stories occur on the road, others lead the reader on an inward journey, equally ambitious and equally... (read more)

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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
by Jason Roberts
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He was known simply as The Blind Traveler — a solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon and helped chart the Australian outback. His... (read more)

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Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
by J. Maarten Troost
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From the bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals, the laugh-out-loud true story of his years on the islands of Vanuatu and Fiji, among cannibals, volcanoes...and the world's best narcotics. With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost... (read more)

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