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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India And Indonesia
Eat, Pray, Love
One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India And Indonesia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670034711
Traces the author's decision to quit her job and travel the world for a year after suffering a midlife crisis and divorce, an endeavor that took her to three places in her quest to explore her own nature, experience fulfillment, and learn the art of spiritual balance. 75,000 first printing.
Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Getting Stoned with Savages
A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Paperback      ISBN: 0767921992
Describes travel experiences in Vanuatu and Fiji, which include coping with Mother Nature--typhoons, earthquakes, volcanoes--and observing the relaxed lifestyle of the islanders and their attitudes toward new parenthood.
The Guide to Minnesota Place Names: The Stories Behind 1,200 Places in the North Star State
The Guide to Minnesota Place Names
The Stories Behind 1,200 Places in the North Star State
Paperback      ISBN: 0873514246
A handy and entertaining pocket guide to the origins of place names of the North Star state.
Coming into the Country
Coming into the Country
Paperback      ISBN: 0374522871
An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska
Baghdad Without a Map: And Other Misadventures in Arabia
Baghdad Without a Map
And Other Misadventures in Arabia
Paperback      ISBN: 0452267455
A journalist chronicles his travels throughout the Middle East, discussing Cairo's seedy nightclubs, paid assassins in Libya, a mourner at the Ayatollah's funeral, and more. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. NYT.
From the Holy Mountain: A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East
From the Holy Mountain
A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East
Paperback      ISBN: 0805061770
A retracing of a pilgrimage of 587 A.D. chronicles the journeys of two monks across the pre-Islamic Byzantine Empire as they collect the ancient Christian wisdom of sages and desert hermits, and discusses the same region today. Reprint.
River-Horse: A Voyage Across America
River-Horse
A Voyage Across America
Hardcover      ISBN: 0395636264
The acclaimed author of Blue Highways and PrairyErth chronicles his journey across America's waterways in his dory Nikawa (River Horse), encountering strange people, hostile cities, and hair-raising dangers. Tour.
The Kingdom by the Sea: A Journey Around the Coast of Great Britain
The Kingdom by the Sea
A Journey Around the Coast of Great Britain
Paperback      ISBN: 0140071814
Journey to the Alcarria Travels Through the Spanish Countryside. Reprint
Journey to the Alcarria Travels Through the Spanish Countryside. Reprint
Paperback      ISBN: 0871133792
The Nobel Prize-winning author, describes his experiences traveling through the Alcarria territory, northeast of Madrid, and shares his impressions of the people
Roadside Geology of South Dakota
Roadside Geology of South Dakota
Paperback      ISBN: 0878423389
A layperson's geological road map describing rocks and landforms along South Dakota's highways, as well as the geology lying beneath in caves and mine shafts. Gries (geology, South Dakota School of Mines) keeps it simple but informative, traveling from the glaciated prairies, across the Missouri River, and into the rugged Badlands Wall, the Needles, and the Homestake gold mine in the the West. Stops along the way include geologic tours of the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, Wind Cave National Park, and Jewel Cave National Monument. Includes maps and photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.