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Departures & arrivals

Author: Eric Newby
Publisher: New York, NY : Lyons Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this extensive book, Newby recounts his offbeat world travels, taking the reader around the globe. From an open boat ride on the Ganges to the Indian Ocean, to long-distance cycling through Europe  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Eric Newby; Eric Newby
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Newby
ISBN: 1585742244 9781585742240 1585747289 9781585747283
OCLC Number: 47104075
Description: xiii, 192 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Up to Ther Bend and Back 1 --
Travels with a Baby 15 --
Days and Nights on the Orient Express 21 --
Under the Crust of Coober Pedy 27 --
Walking the Plank 33 --
Follies and Grottoes 41 --
Journey through Syria 49 --
Palio 57 --
Seeing the World on Two Wheels 63 --
Some Canals 69 --
Land of the Camels 77 --
Land of the Elephants 85 --
Two Degrees West 93 --
In Calabria 109 --
Way Out in Anatolia 119 --
Winter in Beijing 133 --
Yemen 143 --
A Brief Trip to the Pontine Archipelago 151 --
Below the Purbeck Hills 159.
Other Titles: Departures and arrivals
Responsibility: by Eric Newby.

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Recounting his offbeat world travels, "Eric Newby possesses all the properties of a good travel writer." --Evelyn Waugh

 
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