Travel Writing

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DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON

Written by Hemingway, Ernest
Hemingway's Classic Portrait Of The Pageantry Of Bullfighting. Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, "Death in the Afternoon" reflects Hemingway's belief that bullfighting was more than mere sport.
April 16, 1996 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 496 Pages |
$19.00
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BARCELONA

Written by Hughes, Robert
An informed and readable work of history, art criticism, and urban anthropology devoted to the most un-Spanish city in Spain.
March 9, 1993 | Paperback | Vintage | 592 Pages |
$22.00
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PARIS VERSUS NEW YORK: A TALLY OF TWO CITIES

Written by Muratyan, Vahram
A beautiful gift book of a popular travel journal as told by a lover of Paris wandering through New York When Vahram Muratyan began his online travel journal, Paris versus New York, he had no idea how quickly it would become one of the most buzzed-about sites on the Internet--it garnered more than a million and a half page views in just a few months, and the attention of savvy on
January 31, 2012 | Hardcover | Penguin Books |
$20.00
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ITALIAN HOURS

Written by James, Henry
Of all James' travel writings, this volume holds the most pleasure for the reader -- as a warm, careful introduction to a beloved country, as a happy experience shared, and as one of the world's great examples of expository writing.
March 1, 1995 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 416 Pages |
$17.00
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ROUGHING IT

Written by Twain, Mark
A marvelously vivid, many-sided portrait of America's frontier days. Mark Twain's rambling took him all over the American West during teh 1860's. He prospected for gold and silver, speculated on timber and mining stocks, sailed to Hawaii, and worked for a succession of small newspapers.
December 17, 1981 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 592 Pages |
$17.00
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MY VENICE AND OTHER ESSAYS

Written by Leon, Donna
Donna Leon's wildly popular novels starring Venetian Commissario Guido Brunetti have been praised for their intricate plots and gripping narratives, but also for their insight into the culture, politics, family life, and history of Venice, one of the world's most treasured cities and Leon's home for over thirty years.
November 11, 2014 | Paperback | Grove Press |
$16.00
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COLOSSUS OF MAROUSSI

Written by Miller, Henry
Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller s The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts. The book Miller would later cite as his favorite began with a young woman s seductive description of Greece.
May 18, 2010 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$15.95
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NILE: TRAVELLING DOWNRIVER THROUGH EGYPT'S PAST AND PRESENT

Written by Wilkinson, Toby
The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and travelogue. We begin at the First Nile Cataract, close to the modern city of Aswan. From there, Wilkinson guides us through the illustrious nation birthed by this great river.
March 3, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage |
$17.95
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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA: THE TRAGEDY OF THE WHALESHIP ESSEX

Written by Philbrick, Nathaniel
From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick.
May 1, 2001 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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LAWLESS ROADS

Written by Greene, Graham
In the late 1930s, Graham Greene was commissioned to visit Mexico to report on how the inhabitants had reacted to the brutal anticlerical purges of President Calles. The Lawless Roads is his spellbinding record of that journey.
June 27, 2006 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 221 Pages |
$15.00

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