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Italy: True Stories (Travelers' Tales Guides)
Italy: True Stories (Travelers' Tales Guides)
by Anne Calcagno
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This collection of the best literature on life and travel in Italy is completely revised and updated, and features articles from authors that include Tim Parks, Patricia Hampl, Mary Taylor Simeti, and others. Illustrations. Maps.... (read more)

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The Raven's Gift: A Scientist, a Shaman, and Their Remarkable Journey Through the Siberian Wilderness
The Raven's Gift: A Scientist, a Shaman, and Their Remarkable Journey Through the Siberian Wilderness
by Jon Turk
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Jon Turk has kayaked around Cape Horn, traversed the Northwest Passage and paddled across the Pacific Rim.  But, the strangest trip he ever took was the journey he made as a man of science into the realm of the spiritual... (read more)

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Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown
Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown
by Paul Theroux
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In Dark Star Safari the wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux takes readers the length of Africa by rattletrap bus, dugout canoe, cattle truck, armed convoy, ferry, and train. In the course of his epic and enlightening journey, he... (read more)

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Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
by Penelope Rowlands
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Paris is "the world capital of memory and desire," concludes one of the writers in this intimate and insightful collection of memoirs of the city. Living in Paris changed these writers forever. In thirty-two personal essays--more than half of which are... (read more)

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The Places In Between
The Places In Between
by Rory Stewart
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In January 2002, Rory Stewart survived a walk across Afghanistan by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers. In this memoir, he writes about heroes and rogues, tribal elders and teenage soldiers... (read more)

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The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious -- And Perplexing -- City
The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious -- And Perplexing -- City
by David Lebovitz
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Like so many others, David Lebovitz dreamed about living in Paris ever since he first visited the city in the 1980s. Finally, after a nearly two-decade career as a pastry chef and cookbook author, he moved to Paris to start a new life. Having crammed all... (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 hilarious and well-traveled Sloane Crosley, author of the New York Times bestseller IWas Told There'd be Cake, helms this collection of the genre's gems.... (read more)

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Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape: Vermont's Champlain Valley and New York's Adirondacks (Crown Journeys)
Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape: Vermont's Champlain Valley and New York's Adirondacks (Crown Journeys)
by Bill Mckibben
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The acclaimed author of The End of Nature takes a three-week walk from his current home in Vermont to his former home in the Adirondacks and reflects on the deep hope he finds in the two landscapes. Bill McKibben begins his journey atop Vermonts Mt... (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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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
by Matthew Goodman
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chapter 1 A Free American Girl Nellie bly was born elizabeth jane cochran in western pennsyl-vania on May 5, 1864, though confusion about her exact age would persist throughout her life—a good deal of that confusion engineered by Bly herself, for... (read more)

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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In the tradition of "Iron & Silk" comes a powerful memoir about a young American teacher in the Peace Corps living in the small Chinese city of Fuling as it navigates increasing waves of cultural and social upheaval. Maps.... (read more)

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The 8:55 to Baghdad: From London to Iraq on the Trail of Agatha Christie
The 8:55 to Baghdad: From London to Iraq on the Trail of Agatha Christie
by Andrew Eames
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In 1928, Agatha Christie, the world's most widely read author, was a thirty-something single mother. With her marriage to her first husband, Archie Christie, over, she decided to take a much needed holiday; the Caribbean had been her intended destination,... (read more)

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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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Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
by Laurence Bergreen
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In 1519, Magellan, five ships, and more than two hundred men set sail from Spain to find a water route to the Spice Islands. Despite suffering starvation, disease, torture, and death, they discovered the passageway known today as the Strait of Magellan... (read more)

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Bicycle Diaries
Bicycle Diaries
by David Byrne
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Talking Heads fans will flock to this book. Bicycle enthusiasts will shove each other out of the way to get the first copy. But it's the cyclists who are also Talking Heads fans that you really have to watch out for, because they're going to be... (read more)

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Costa Rica : a Traveler's Literary Companion (94 Edition)
Costa Rica : a Traveler's Literary Companion (94 Edition)
by Barbara Ras
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Table of Contents Northern Zone: Carmen Naranjo "Believe It or Not" Jose Leon Sanchez "The Girl Who Came from the Moon" Mario Gonzalez Feo "Bucho Vargas, Healer and Medicine Man" San Jose and the Central Valley: Yolanda Oreamuno "The Lizard with the... (read more)

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Down Under Uk Edition
Down Under Uk Edition
by Bill Bryson
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Bill Bryson's bestselling Australian travelogue, now in paperback. Bryson is a household name, following a string of bestsellers and a huge, loyal readership, combined with what has proved to be a very popular subject. 300,000 copies sold in Doubleday... (read more)

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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
by Martin Dugard
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With the utterance of a single line—“Doctor Livingstone, I presume?”—a remote meeting in the heart of Africa was transformed into one of the most famous encounters in exploration history. But the true story behind Dr... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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The comic-romantic adventures of an American family in Paris is penned by "The New Yorker" writer and author of the magazine's popular "Paris Journal" column. The private story is rooted in the sentimental reeducation of a weary American through the... (read more)

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North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
by Alvah Simon
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