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A Romantic Education
A Romantic Education
Paperback      ISBN: 0393319059
A thoughtful meditation on the contrasting cultures of East and West follows a contemporary young woman's travels to Czechoslovakia where she explores her personal history, identity, and homeland
One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
One Man's Wilderness
An Alaskan Odyssey
Paperback      ISBN: 0882405136
Shares the experience of living alone in the Alaskan wilderness
Provence
Provence
Paperback      ISBN: 1559702478
The Ends of the Earth: From Togo to Turkmenistan, from Iran to Cambodia, a Journey to the Frontiers of Anarchy
The Ends of the Earth
From Togo to Turkmenistan, from Iran to Cambodia, a Journey to the Frontiers of Anarchy
Paperback      ISBN: 0679751238
The author describes his odyssey through some of the world's most troubled regions, where ancient cultural rivalries and traditional ethnic barriers threaten to reshape the world. Reprint. 30,000 first printing. Tour.
Sunrise With Seamonsters: A Paul Theroux Reader
Sunrise With Seamonsters
A Paul Theroux Reader
Paperback      ISBN: 0395415012
This book brings together a variety of experiences and adventures from the travels of the best-selling author to such places as Corsica, Burma, Cape Cod, East Africa, Afghanistan, a leper colony, and the New York subways
The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers
The Saddest Pleasure
A Journey on Two Rivers
Paperback      ISBN: 1555971245
Offers a personal look at the people, poverty, beauty, and passion of South America by an expatriate American who left his farm in Ecuador at the age of sixty-three to embark on a journey through Brazil on the Amazon River
In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon
In Trouble Again
A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon
Paperback      ISBN: 0679727140
The author recounts his experiences traveling through the jungles of southwestern Venezuela, the home of jaguars, assassin bugs, piranha, and the violent Yanomami Indians
Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
Under the Tuscan Sun
At Home in Italy
Paperback      ISBN: 0767900383
Applies a poet's sensibility, a traveler's eye, and a cook's palate to the pleasures of the Tuscan countryside, where the author began restoring an abandoned villa
A Fez of the Heart: Travels Around Turkey in Search of a Hat
A Fez of the Heart
Travels Around Turkey in Search of a Hat
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0156003937
The author recounts his adventures traveling through Turkey in search of the history of the fez, using it as a key to understanding the country's history and culture
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
The Lost Continent
Travels in Small Town America
Paperback      ISBN: 0060920084
When a native of Iowa returns from England to wander across America's heartland in search of the perfect small town, the result is a string of hilarious anecdotes and biting social commentary