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The best travel writing : True Stories from Around the World

Author: James O'Reilly; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Travelers' Tales, 2012.
Series: Best Travel Writing.
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The Best Travel Writing, Volume 9 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing? from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisines and cultures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Travel writing
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Reilly, James.
Best Travel Writing : True Stories from Around the World.
Sebastopol : Travelers' Tales, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James O'Reilly; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781609520588 1609520580
OCLC Number: 830119356
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Table of Contents; Publisher's Preface; Introduction: It Lives, Tim Cahill; The Offer that Refused Me, Marcia DeSanctis; Rabies, John Calderazzo; Vanishing Vienna, Peter Wortsman; Mysterious Fast Mumble, Bruce Berger; Spirals: Memoir of a Celtic Soul, Erin Byrne; A Chip off the Old Bloc, David Farley; Seal Seeking, Anna Wexler; Precious Metal: Me and My Nobel, Tom Miller; The Babushkas of Chernobyl, Holly Morris; How I Got My Oh-La-La, Colette O'Connor; The Ghosts of Alamos, Lavinia Spalding; Engagement Ceremony, Carol Severino; My Black Boots, Juliet Eastland. Zombies on Kilimanjaro, Tim WardTraveling to Mary, Amy Weldon; Hiking in Grizzly Country- Or Not, John Flynn; Escape, Gary Buslik; Mahnmal, Mardith J. Louisell; Desert Convoy, Erika Connor; The Land of T.M.I., A.E. Baer; Six Syllables, Angie Chuang; Catalina, Matthew Gavin Frank; Caribbean Two-Step, Conner Gorry; Notes on My Father, Kate McCahill; Where Things Happen, Pat Ryan; Negrita, Richard Sterling; What the Trees Try to Tell Us We Are, Jessica Wilson; Acknowledgments; About the Editors.
Series Title: Best Travel Writing.
Responsibility: James O'Reilly.

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The Best Travel Writing, Volume 9 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing? from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisines and cultures.

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