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The Condé Nast traveler book of unforgettable journeys : great writers on great places

Author: Klara Glowczewska
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-one travelogues by various writers, including Francine Prose, Russell Banks, Patricia Storage, Robert Hughes, and others, with each entry accompanied by travel tips for the featured destination.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Literature
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Klara Glowczewska
ISBN: 9780143112617 0143112619 9780143121473 0143121472
OCLC Number: 145732985
Description: xii, 416 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: Rock around the clock (Czech Republic) / Francine Prose --
Haunted by beau and beauties (England) / Edna O'Brien --
Heaven's Gate (Ethiopia) / Pico Banks --
Primal dreams (Florida) / Russell Banks --
A country made for living (France) / Patricia Storace --
Sip it slow (Georgia) / Nik Cohn --
The secret lives of Athens (Greece) / Patricia Storace --
The haunted land (Hawaii) / Jan Morris --
Lost horizons (Himalayas) / Suketu Mehta --
The loneliest place on Earth (Iceland) / Pico Iyer --
Gods, kings, mystics, and mullahs (Iran) / James Truman --
The glory that was not Rome (Italy) / Robert Hughes --
Bella Capri (Italy/Capri) / Shirley Hazzard --
Treasures of the Popes (Vatican) / John Julius Norwich --
Eight ways of looking at a garden (Japan) / Nicole Krauss --
Jinn City (Jordan) / Edmund White --
Beauty and the beast (Philippines) / Simon Winchester --
The red Danube (Romania) / Gregor von Rezzori --
Portrait of the city as genius (Barcelona, Spain) / Robert Hughes --
Pilgrim's pride (Santiago, Spain) / William Dalrymple --
Where the wild things are (Tanzania) / Philip Gourevitch.
Other Titles: Book of unforgettable journeys
Condé Nast Traveler.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Klara Glowczewska.
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A collection of twenty-one travelogues by various writers, including Francine Prose, Russell Banks, Patricia Storage, Robert Hughes, and others, with each entry accompanied by travel tips for the featured destination.

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