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I should have stayed home : the worst trips of great writers

Author: Roger Rapoport; Marguerita Castanera
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Book Passage Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this anthology 51 travel writers, novelists, and journalists tell of their greatest travel disasters.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Rapoport; Marguerita Castanera
ISBN: 1571430148 9781571430144
OCLC Number: 31613856
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Mary Morris --
Sex and coq au vin / Isabel Allende --
All the way with LBJ / Muriel Dobbin --
Into the Denki Furo / Jeff Greenwald --
Night of the army ants / Mary Mackey --
How I became a purveyor of caviar and champagne on the Trans-Siberian / Alev Lytle Croutier --
A winter's night / Eric Hansen --
Non-stop to London / Michael Dorris --
Entering paradise / Judith Greber --
Enlightened Sahib / Dominique Lapierre --
Thousand and two nights / Pico Iyer --
The dirt on mudbaths / Alice Kahn --
Borderline blues (with herpetile) / Richard Harris --
Not in Kansas anymore / Joe Gores --
I think our driver is stoned : the slow road from Istanbul to Herat / Rick Steves --
Maddening Madagascar / Lisa Alpine --
Tail end / Suzanne Lipsett --
Seeking the Mother of Immortal Bliss : the temple at Vallickavu / Naomi Mann --
Chimgan / Claudia J. Martin --
The first and last meal / Carole L. Peccorini --
And there's the rub / Stacy Ritz --
Sahafin Americani / Larry Collins --
Adrift / Joe Cummings --
The flight from Hell / Donald W. George --
Ah yi / Molly Giles --
Rafting the sewers of the Rhineland / Louis B. Jones --
A tourist in Haiti / Larry O'Connor --
Travels with Suna / Shirley Streshinsky --
Lost and found / Tony Wheeler --
Poles apart / Georgia Hesse --
A Caribbean tale / Abigail Wine --
Camera Karma / Robert Holmes --
An African Christmas / Paul Theroux --
The Yi-Ching : a yarrow-ing experience / Katherine Neville --
The existential washing machine / Adrianne Marcus --
Donner Party / Scott Christopher Green --
Somewhere under the rainbow / Barbara Kingsolver --
The "Daggy" challenge / Christopher B. Baker --
Beltless in Bali / Burl Willes --
Getting away from the promised land / Evelyn Kieran --
Passage to India / Helen Gurley Brown --
First date with misadventure / Richard Bangs --
Libidinous Finns / Linda Watanabe McFerrin --
Salt Lake City by nightfall / Susan Dunlap --
The worst bus ride in all Mexico / Janet Fullwood --
The best restaurant in town? / Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini --
Puerto Plata : just say no / Barbara Ann Curcio --
All dressed up and nowhere to go / Stan Sesser --
Trouble in Terontola / William Petrocelli --
Maui for one / Roger Rapoport --
Rebuttal : bad things don't happen to me / Jan Morris --
Afterword : how this book was written.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Rapoport & Marguerita Castanera ; with a special introduction by Mary Morris and a rebuttal by Jan Morris.

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In this anthology 51 travel writers, novelists, and journalists tell of their greatest travel disasters.

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