The Best Travel Writing 2011: True Stories from Around the World

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James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly
Travelers' Tales, 24 Αυγ 2011 - 352 σελίδες
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The Best Travel Writing 2011 is the eighth volume in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Sweat, suffer, and fall in love in Guyana, meet a traveler who conducts his own detente in Russian baths, and encounter the light of a stranger in Burma. Further tales include methods on comprehending the nuances of bargaining in Senegal and an archaeologist who digs up her own past in Greece.
 

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Good true short stories for light reading, like on a trip. I found some of these more interesting than others and suspect others will have somewhat different favorites. Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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The Way of the Mist
1
Fire and Water
6
One Day Three Dead Men
17
How I Promised Anusha the Smile
24
Aint Ready for No Man
33
The Memory Bird
44
Camel College
75
Lanterns of Fear
80
Alone in IndiaBut Not for Long
179
Winged Victory
185
Protected
193
The Chilean Cliff Carver
200
Alone Illegal and Broke Down
208
Wilding Horses
231
In the Fields of My Lai
241
The Year We Bought Our Hitchhiker
251

All in the Same House
91
Femme in the Vosges
96
Beneath the Rim
109
Its the Sauce
128
Jimmy the Natural
141
Flyover Country
154
Educating the Body
163
Sun Valley with Dad
169
Death Road
268
Shiva and Sadhus at Pashupati Temple
290
Into the Underworld
301
Eternity
309
Acknowledgments
311
About the Editors
315
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James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers’ Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than 100 Travelers’ Tales titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared since 1985 in major newspapers in five countries. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean O’Reilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books, and he is also the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self. He lives in Virginia with his wife and six children.

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