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The Best Travel Writing 2005

True Stories from Around the World
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Travelers" Tales
Travel writing, Description And Travel, Travel, Travel - General, Essays & Travelogues, Travel / Special Interest / General, Voyages and tr
ContributionsJames O"Reilly (Editor), Sean O"Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor), Tom Miller (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8808496M
ISBN 101932361162
ISBN 139781932361162
OCLC/WorldCa58795043

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Each book has a hand-picked selection of travel-related essays and short stories. Previous editors include top travel writers like Bill Bryson and Paul Theroux.

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The Best American Travel Writing edited by Jamaica Kincaid, guest editor and Jason Wilson, series editor • About the Book • About the Editors About the Book The Best American Travel Writingthe sixth installment of Houghton Mifflin's best-selling series, features some of the most captivating and entertaining pieces of travel writing.

BOOK RIOT | Book Recommendations and Reviews. The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards celebrate the best travel writing and travel writers in the world.

The awards include the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year and the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing. The Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year was previously called Dolman Best Travel Book Award ().

Travel writing interweaves history, culture, politics and personal experience with the complexity of being an outsider in an established community.

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Well, the best travel writers suffer more than most, so perhaps that's why their books are so memorable. A journey without problems is a dull one and this selection of essential travel writing details obstacles like freezing to death, fleeing for your life or a country on the brink of civil war.Experience the magic of traveling around the country and the world through the elegant writing of others.

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About Us Bookseller Resources & Catalogs Book an Author Desk Copies News HMH.The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the very best twenty or so pieces to publish.

This unique system has made the Best American series .