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Abroad: British Literary Traveling between the Wars

A book about the meaning of travel, about how important the topic has been for writers for two and a half centuries, and about how excellent the literature of travel happened to be in England and America in the 1920s and 30s.

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Brazilian Journal

By Governor General Award-winning poet P.K. Page, Brazilian Journal is a fascinating, funny and beautifully written insiders view of life and travel in a rare and distant land.

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Anthem: An American Road Story

In the spirit of John Steinbecks Travels With Charlie, Anthem is a captivating cross-country adventure brought to life by two women who took to the road to explore a new definition of the American Dream. During their six-month road trip, they interviewed luminaries from every field and walk alive, as well as ordinary people they met along the way. From cities and towns

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New York

Diverse and vivacious, artistic, audacious, and always inspirational, there are many definitions of New York.In a photographic tour that goes beyond the cliches of this spirited city, Assouline presents a unique portrait of New York City with pictures that are at once modern, elegant, and bold. From its intimate details to its iconic architecture, here are over 900 images

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Travels with Fortune - An African Adventure

This is the amazing tale of Christina Dodwell�s first adventure: a three-year journey through Africa. She was twenty-four when she and three companions crossed the Sahara by Landrover. But the two men of the party took the car and left her and her friend Lesley stranded in the middle of Nigeria.Recounted with modesty and good humour, it is a story of great tenacity and inc

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Ghost Towns of Route 66

The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Illustrated with gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography, this book tours dozens of ghost towns, rich in stories and history. Explore the beauty and nostalgia o

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Two Years Before the Mast

Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr. written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834.While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles, which affected his vision. Thinking it might help his sight, Dana, rather than going on a Grand Tour as most of his fellow classmates traditionally did (and unable to afford it a

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Travels in the Interior of Africa

In 1795, a young Scottish physician set out to explore the course of the Niger River. The detailed notes from his arduous two-year adventure in West Africa provided Europeans with their first reliable account of the region. Two centuries later, this early classic of travel literature offers a singular array of geographic and anthropological observations of Africa before co

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Sicily, Its Not Quite Tuscany

Packed with history, culture, misadventure, and a little Mafioso action, the story of a newly married couple and the year they spent in SicilyGill and I had dreamt of living in Italy for as long as wed been together.This is the story of an Aussie couple who sought a Mediterranean Sea change only to find themselves in the sprawling Sicilian city of Catania--the anti-Tus

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