The Best American Travel Writing 2009

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780618858668
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Acclaimed writer Simon Winchester brings his keen literary eye to this year's volume of the finest travel writing from the past year.

The Best American Travel Writing 2002

Author: Jason Wilson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618118809
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Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

A Sense Of Place

Author: Michael Shapiro
Publisher: Travelers' Tales
ISBN: 1932361812
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But for the town the change has been really good. The town has awakened in a
good way. You always think that change is bad, but it's a much more prosperous
town. People can take vacations, and they can open shops. A lot of artists have
told me, Now I can live here and make a living for my family—I was going to have
to leave. You edited The Best American Travel Writing 2002, so I 'd like to ask,
what do you find makes the best travel writing? What strikes you? What makes
you say ...

Marco Polo Didn T Go There

Author: Rolf Potts
Publisher: Travelers' Tales
ISBN: 1932361715
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Major American Luxury-Travel Magazine...Major American Adventure-Travel
Magazine: The “Major American Luxury-Travel Magazine” in question is Condé
Nast Traveler. My article about the Moken “sea-gypsies” of Burma appeared in
the July 2002 issue and was nominated for (but not included in) The Best
American Travel Writing 2003. As for the “Major American Adventure-Travel
Magazine,” I'll leave it anonymous for reasons of tact—though I will note that its
editorial priorities ...

Travel Writing

Author: Casey Blanton
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415938938
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Pritchett, V. S. At Home and Abroad: Travel Essays. Berkeley: North Point Press,
1989. A welcome collection of Pritchett's best essays written for magazines.
Pritchett is always witty, urbane, and sensitive. In this volume Pritchett includes
visits to South America, the United States, Europe, and Canada. Raban,
Jonathan. Old Glory: An American Voyage. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981.
British travel writer noted for acerbic and ironic portraits of rural America, Raban
ventures in this ...

South America

Author: Rod Davis
Publisher: NewSouth Books
ISBN: 1603063153
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On an early Sunday morning walk through the empty streets of the Faubourg Marigny downriver of the French Quarter, maverick journalist and Big Easy transplant Jack Prine discovers the body of a well-dressed black man with a bashed-in skull.

Corina S Way

Author: Rod Davis
Publisher: NewSouth Books
ISBN: 1603063730
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Davis combines religion, voodoo, New Age philosophy, and good old-fashioned capitalism, greed, envy and a host of other unsavory motives in his entertaining first novel.

The Best Travel Writing 2008

Author: James O'Reilly
Publisher: Travelers' Tales
ISBN: 1932361693
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... the monument might not be North by Northwest but the 2002 film Skins, a harsh
account of reservation life directed by Lakota Chris Eyres. Its climactic scene
depicts a modern Indian protagonist, the disillusioned tribal policeman Rudy
Yellow Lodge (played by Eric Schweig) climbing Mount Rushmore and tossing a
can of red paint down George Washington's face, leaving a trail like a teardrop of
blood. Mount Rushmore might seem the most stolid of America's historical
monuments.