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The best travel writing. Volume 9 : true stories from around the world

Author: James O'Reilly; Larry Habegger; Sean O'Reilly
Publisher: Palo Alto, CA : Travelers' Tales Inc, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-seven stories about travel.
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James O'Reilly; Larry Habegger; Sean O'Reilly
ISBN: 9781609520571 1609520572
OCLC Number: 769419608
Description: 322 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Publisher's preface / James O'Reilly --
Introduction / Tim Cahill --
The offer that refused me (Dubai) / Marcia DeSanctis --
Rabies (Bhutan) / John Calderazzo --
Vanishing Vienna (Austria) / Peter Wortsman --
Mysterious fast mumble (Mexico) / Bruce Berger --
Spirals: Memoir of a Celtic soul (Ireland) / Erin Byrne --
A chip off the old bloc (Belarus) / David Farley --
Seal seeking (Greenland) / Anna Wexler --
Precious metal: my and my nobel (Cuba) / Tom Miller --
The babushkas of Chernobyl (Ukriane) / Holly Morris --
How I got my Oh-la-la (Paris) / Colette O'Connor --
The ghosts of Alamos (Mexico) / Lavinia Spalding --
Engagement ceremony (Ecquador) Carol Severino --
My black boots (San Francisco) / Juliet Eastland --
Zombies on Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) / Tim Ward --
Traveling to Mary (London) / Amy Weldon --
Hiking grizzly country-or not (Canada) / John Flinn --
Escape (USA) / Gary Buslik --
Mahnmal (Austria) / Mardith J. Louisell --
Desert Convoy (Morocco/Mauritania) / Erika Connor --
The land of T.M.I. (South Korea) / A.E. Baer --
Six syllables (Afghanistan) / Angie Chuang --
Catalina (Mexico) / Matthew Gavin Frank --
Caribbean two-step (Haiti) / Connor Gorry --
Notes on my father (India) / Kate McCahill --
Where things happen (Tanzania) / Pat Ryan --
Negrita (Vietnam) / Richard Sterling --
What the trees try to tell us we are (USA) / Jessica Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly ; introduction by Tim Cahill.

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Part of the annual "Travelers' Tales" series that was launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing, this title offers perspectives that are global, and themes that encompass high  Read more...

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"Travelers' Tales books luxuriate in that complicated, beautiful, shadowy place where the best stories begin, and the most compelling characters roam free." (ForeWord Magazine) "Here in these pages Read more...

 
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