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Travel Literature


  
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
A Savannah Story
by John Berendt
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In May of 1981, the sound of gunfire startles awake the apparently sleepy Southern town of Savannah, Georgia. Jim Williams, a Gatsby-like, newly moneyed antiques dealer, has fatally shot his sometime lover Danny Hansford -- "a walking streak of sex"  [ more ]

  
Jaguars Ripped My Flesh
by Tim Cahill
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The author of A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg and Pecked to Death by Ducks gives new meaning to the words "going to extremes" in this exhilarating--and frequently hilarious--collection of adventure travel writing.  [ more ]

  
Pecked to Death by Ducks
by Tim Cahill
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In his latest tour of the earth's remote, exotic, and dismal places, the author of Road Fever and A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg sleeps with a grizzly bear, witnesses demonic possession in Bali, and survives a run-in with something  [ more ]

  
After the Dance
A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti
by Edwidge Danticat
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From New Orleans to Rio to Venice, Carnival is one of the truly great annual events around the world, a bright celebration of life and miracles, faith and sensuality. In After the Dance, Edwidge Danticat returns to her Haitian homeland  [ more ]

  
Walking the Bible
A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses
by Bruce Feiler
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One part adventure story, one part archaeological detective work, one part spiritual exploration, "Walking the Bible" vividly recounts an inspiring personal odyssey -- by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel -- through the greatest stories ever told.  [ more ]

  
Wonders of the African World
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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A magnificently illustrated journey through Africa, taken by one of America's leading African-American scholars.  [ more ]

  
In an Antique Land
History in the Guise of a Traveler's Tale
by Amitav Ghosh
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The Motorcycle Diaries
Notes on a Latin American Journey
by Ernesto Che Guevara
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These travel diaries capture the essence and exuberance of the young legend, Che Guevara. In January 1952, Che set out from Buenos Aires to explore South America on an ancient Norton motorcycle. He encounters an extraordinary range of people --  [ more ]

  
A Journey in Ladakh - Encounters with Buddhism
by Andrew Harvey
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Now considered a classic among readers interested in Tibetan Buddhism and pilgrimages of the spirit of all kinds, A Journey in Ladakh is Andrew Harvey's spiritual travelogue of his arduous journey to one of the most remote parts of the  [ more ]

  
Sun After Dark - Flights Into the Foreign
by Pico Iyer
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One of the best travel writers now at work in the English language brings back the sights and sounds from a dozen different frontiers. A cryptic encounter in the perfumed darkness of Bali; a tour of a Bolivian prison, conducted  [ more ]


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