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Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men And Mountains
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men And Mountains
By Globe Pequot Press
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mpn: 9781599216102, ean: 9781599216102, isbn: 1599216108,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject...


Best State Ever
Best State Ever
By Large Print Press
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ean: 9781432840013, isbn: 1432840010,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
A New York Times bestseller -- a brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner Dave Barry. We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will. ...


Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes
Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes
By Vintage
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
In Ted Conover's first book, now back in print, he enters a segment of humanity outside society and reports back on a world few of us would chose to enter but about which we are all curious.Hoboes fascinated Conover, but he had only encountered them ...


Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches from a Blue Plastic Table
Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches from a Blue Plastic Table
By Ecco Pr
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A journalist and blogger takes us on a colorful and spicy gastronomic tour through Viet Nam in this entertaining, offbeat travel memoir, with a foreword by Anthony Bourdain. Growing up in a small town in northern England, Graham Holliday wasn’t ke...


Travels Through the French Riviera: An Artist’s Guide to the Storied Coastline, from Menton to Saint-Tropez
Travels Through the French Riviera: An Artist’s Guide to the Storied Coastline, from Menton to Saint-Tropez
By Artisan
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In this irresistible marriage of watercolorist’s sketchbook and traveler’s guide, Virginia Johnson lovingly captures the magic of one of the world’s most storied regions, the French Riviera. We walk the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Shop for h...


The Survival of the Bark Canoe
The Survival of the Bark Canoe
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews


Seeking Sicily: A Cultural Journey Through Myth and Reality in the Heart of the Mediterranean
Seeking Sicily: A Cultural Journey Through Myth and Reality in the Heart of the Mediterranean
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
"Keahey's exploration of this misunderstood island offers a much-needed look at a much-maligned land."―Paul Paolicelli, author of Under the Southern SunSicily is the Mediterranean's largest and most mysterious island. Its people, for three thousand...


The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 11: True Stories from Around the World
The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 11: True Stories from Around the World
By TRAVELERS TALES
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Since publishing the original edition of A Woman's World in 1995, Travelers' Tales has been the recognized national leader in women's travel literature, and with the launch of the annual series The Best Travel Writing in 2004, the obvious next step w...


Escalante: The Best Kind of Nothing (Desert Places)
Escalante: The Best Kind of Nothing (Desert Places)
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
“There is nothing out there.” Such is the claim, at least, of politicians and oil company executives, amazed that anyone would fight to protect the miles of plateaus and canyon bottoms that stretch across southern Utah. Even tourists see this reg...


Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country
Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country
By Picador
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A New York Times BestsellerTo some people, Florida is a paradise; to others, a punch line. As Oh, Florida! shows, it’s both of these and, more important, it’s a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing the rest of the country. Without...


Meet Me in Atlantis: Across Three Continents in Search of the Legendary Sunken City
Meet Me in Atlantis: Across Three Continents in Search of the Legendary Sunken City
By E P Dutton
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The New York Times Bestseller! The author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu travels the globe in search of the world’s most famous lost city. “Adventurous, inquisitive and mirthful, Mark Adams gamely sifts through the eons of rumor, science, and l...


Paris in Winter: An Illustrated Memoir
Paris in Winter: An Illustrated Memoir
By powerHouse Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Paris in Winter combines fanciful ink and watercolor drawings by American artist and writer David Coggins with charming vignettes about his family's annual New Year's sojourns to Paris, which, because of their unending love for the city, they've been...


Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture
Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture
By Mariner Books
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
When José Saramago decided to write a book about Portugal, his only desire was that it be unlike all other books on the subject, and in this he has certainly succeeded. Recording the events and observations of a journey across the length and breadth...


The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes
The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes
By Little, Brown and Company
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Acclaimed author Rick Bass decided to thank all of his writing heroes in person, one meal at a time, in this "rich smorgasbord of a memoir . . . a soul-nourishing, road-burning act of tribute" (New York Times Book Review). "Exuberant . . . A classic ...


A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing: Stories
A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing: Stories
By Green Writers Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
A high altitude lake is the point of departure for these stories of dark adventure, in which fishing guides, amateur sportsmen, teenage misfits, scientists, mountaineers, and expatriates embark on disquieting journeys of self-discovery in far-flung p...


God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre
God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre
By Free Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Twenty miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border, the rugged, beautiful Sierra Madre mountains begin their dramatic ascent. Almost 900 miles long, the range climbs to nearly 11,000 feet and boasts several canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon. The rule...


The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta
The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta
By Bloomsbury USA
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Shortlisted for the 2018 Ondaatje PrizeShortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the YearA masterful and entirely fresh portrait of great hopes and dashed dreams in a mythical city from a major new literary voice.Everything that could possib...


The Sake Handbook: All the information you need to become a Sake Expert!
The Sake Handbook: All the information you need to become a Sake Expert!
By Brand: Tuttle Publishing
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ean: 9780804834254, isbn: 9780804834254,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The Sake Handbook is the foremost guide to the history, brewing, and distinctive flavors of sake. Just what are jizake, namazake and ginjoshu? The Sake Handbook answers all these questions and much more about sake wine and will help you enjoy Japan'...


The Colossus of Maroussi (Second Edition) (New Directions Paperbook)
The Colossus of Maroussi (Second Edition) (New Directions Paperbook)
By New Directions
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mpn: 27239054, ean: 9780811218573, isbn: 9780811218573,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Henry Miller’s landmark travel book, now reissued in a new edition, is ready to be stuffed into any vagabond’s backpack. Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller’s The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal...


An Italian Journey ~ A Harvest of Revelations in the Olive Groves of Tuscany ~ A Pretty Girl, Seven Tuscan Farmers, and a Roberto Rossellini Film ~ Bella Scoperta
An Italian Journey ~ A Harvest of Revelations in the Olive Groves of Tuscany ~ A Pretty Girl, Seven Tuscan Farmers, and a Roberto Rossellini Film ~ Bella Scoperta
By James Ernest Shaw
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780984658510, isbn: 0984658513,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
"If you're planning a trip to Italy, read this so you don't miss out on the Italy that tours never visit. If you're staying at home, just sit back and enjoy the ride. Preferably with a nice Tuscan wine at your side." ~ Dianne Hales, author of LA BELL...



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