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The best American travel writing 2011

Author: Sloane Crosley; Jason Wilson
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gifted authors don't just tell us about unique or out-of-the-way places; they take us to them, show us what they look like, show us who their people are, and make us feel like we've experienced them.
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Anecdotes
Periodicals Excerpts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sloane Crosley; Jason Wilson
ISBN: 9780547333366 0547333366 9780618858668 0618858660
OCLC Number: 694829912
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Reprinted from various periodicals.
Description: xx, 255 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: My Monet moment / André Aciman --
Southern culture on the skids / Ben Austen --
The coconut salesman / David Baez --
Venance LaFrance is not dead / Mischa Berlinski --
My year at sea / Christopher Buckley --
A girls' guide to Saudi Arabia / Maureen Dowd --
The last stand of free town / Porter Fox --
Stuck / Keith Gessen --
Famous / Tom Ireland --
The vanishing point / Verlyn Klinkenborg --
Reservations / Ariel Levy --
Aligning the internal compass / Jessica McCaughey --
The last Inuit of Quebec / Justin Nobel --
Twilight of the vampires / Téa Obreht --
A year of birds / Annie Proulx --
Moscow on the med / Gary Shteyngart --
A head for the Emir / William T. Vollmann --
Miami party boom / Emily Witt.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Sloane Crosley ; Jason Wilson, series editor.

Abstract:

Gifted authors don't just tell us about unique or out-of-the-way places; they take us to them, show us what they look like, show us who their people are, and make us feel like we've experienced them.

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