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Author: Sara Wheeler
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects the best essays by an extreme travel writer, including her forays into Albania and the Arctic, a trip aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2, a trek to Tierra del Fuego, and a slog through the swamps of Malawi.
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Named Person: Sara Wheeler; Sara Wheeler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Wheeler
ISBN: 9780865478770 0865478775
OCLC Number: 794922765
Description: xix, 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Finding the story: The end of the bolster: romance in Poland --
Tierra del Fuego --
Malawi: dead in the long run --
Colorado: bringing lynx home --
Kerala: killing elephants, and how to avoid it --
Albania --
The sea islands of Georgia --
Tips about icebergs: the polar regions: The igloo papers ; The South Pole ; Frozen ten years ; No, no, Nanook --
Solovki: Russia in miniature. Part II: Role models: Mary Kingsley: travels in West Africa --
Norman Lewis --
Domestic manners of the Americans --
Tété-Michel Kpomassie --
Shackleton --
Apsley Cherry-Garrard: bad trips --
Freya Stark --
Four biographies: Chewing cement: Martha Gellhorn ; Fucking the tea cozy: Bruce Chatwin ; Fiction never lies: V.S. Naipaul ; Almost castrated: Robert Byron --
Jan Morris --
Sybille Bedford --
Nikos Kazantzakis. Part III: Putting a figure on the landscape: Isabella Bird in the Rockies --
Chen Yifei: an artist in China --
Explorers: Gertrude Bell ; Fridtjoj Nassen ; Captain Scott ; Shackleton's Ross Sea party ; Henry Stanley ; Wilfred Thesiger --
Climbers --
Going strong for the top --
Writing Ronald Reagan --
And so the years passed --
Part IV: Staying put: Learning to belly dance --
Learning to striptease --
Wing walking: oh, the terror --
Reading the Argos catalog in bed --
Part V: What do I do now? Requiem through Bangladesh --
QE2 diary --
Cuba, sí! --
Chile, mi amor --
Appendix --
Poste restante --
About the author --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Sara Wheeler.

Abstract:

Collects the best essays by an extreme travel writer, including her forays into Albania and the Arctic, a trip aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2, a trek to Tierra del Fuego, and a slog through the swamps of Malawi.

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