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Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Blue Highways
A Journey into America
Paperback      ISBN: 0316353299
Recounts the author's journey through America along the nation's backroads
Motoring With Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea
Motoring With Mohammed
Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 067973855x
Ten years after being shipwrecked in North Yemen, the author returns to recover the notebooks he buried for safekeeping, rediscovering the rich and exotic culture of Yemen with his guide, Mohammed
Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989
Anatomy of Restlessness
Selected Writings 1969-1989
Paperback      ISBN: 0140256989
A collection of works by the acclaimed travel writer follows twenty years of his life and reinforces key themes of his work, including his passion for the exotic and his concept of history
African Diary: The Day-By-Day Account of an Incredible Adventure
African Diary
The Day-By-Day Account of an Incredible Adventure
Hardcover      ISBN: 0937552313
Desert Places
Desert Places
Paperback      ISBN: 0140267972
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
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
A Walk in the Woods
Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
Paperback      ISBN: 0767902521
A wry account by the author of The Lost Continent traces an adventurous and arduous trek past the Appalachian Trail's natural pleasures, human eccentrics, and offbeat comforts. Reprint. $175,000 ad/promo. Tour.
The Songlines
The Songlines
Paperback      ISBN: 0140094296
Bruce Chatwin—author of In Patagonia—ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks." Along these timeless paths, amongst the fortune hunters and redneck Australians, racist policemen and mysterious Aboriginal holy men, he discovers a wondrous vision of man's place in the world.
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
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