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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.
Route 66: The Highway and Its People
Route 66
The Highway and Its People
Paperback      ISBN: 0806122919
Route 66 uses oral history and photography as the basis for a human study of this country's most famous road. Historic times, dates, places, and events are described in the words of men and women who were there: driving the highway, cooking hamburgers, creating pottery, and pumping gas. As much as the concrete, gravel, and tar spread in a sweeping arc from Chicago to Santa Monica, those people are Route 66. Their stories and portraits are the biography of the highway.
The Shadow of Kilimanjaro
The Shadow of Kilimanjaro
Paperback      ISBN: 0805053905
Chronicles a journey by foot across East Africa, and depicts the vanishing animals of a rapidly vanishing world.
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
Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe
Neither Here Nor There
Travels in Europe
Paperback      ISBN: 0380713802
An entertaining account of a European trip blends anecdotes with worldly insights as the author describes the bleak lands of Norway, the exotic scenes of Istanbul, and the cities of Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Rome, Geneva, and Vienna. Reissue.
Going Back to Bisbee
Going Back to Bisbee
Paperback      ISBN: 0816512892
One of America's most distinguished poets shares his fascination with a distinctive corner of the country--Bisbee, Arizona--with a narrative that reflects the history of the area, the beauty of the landscape, and his own life. Simultaneous.
A Small Place
A Small Place
Paperback      ISBN: 0374527075
The author of such books as At the Bottom of the River and My Brother returns to Antigua, the ten-by-twelve mile Caribbean island where she grew up, to explore the effects of colonialism. Reprint.
In Patagonia
In Patagonia
Paperback      ISBN: 014011291x
An exhilarating look at a place that still retains the exotic mystery of a far-off, unseen land, Bruce Chatwin's exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, remarkable bits of history, and unforgettable anecdotes. Fueled by an unmistakable lust for life and adventure and a singular gift for storytelling, Chatwin treks through "the uttermost part of the earth" - that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcome - in search of almost-forgotten legends, the descendants of Welsh immigrants, and the log cabin built by Butch Cassidy.