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The art of travel

Author: Alain De Botton
Publisher: New York : Pantheon, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the human desire to travel presents a series of essays on airports, museums, landscapes, holiday romances, and hotel mini-bars, offering suggestions on how to render travel more fulfilling.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alain De Botton
ISBN: 0375420827 9780375420825 9780241140123 0241140129 9780375725340 0375725342
OCLC Number: 50037099
Description: 255 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Departure. On anticipation --
On travelling places --
Motives. On the exotic --
On curiosity --
Landscape. On the country and the city --
On the sublime --
Art. On eye-opening art --
On possessing beauty --
Return. On habit.
Responsibility: Alain de Botton.
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An exploration of the human desire to travel presents a series of essays on airports, museums, landscapes, holiday romances, and hotel mini-bars, offering suggestions on how to render travel more fulfilling.

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