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Hitchhiking with Larry David: An Accidental Tourist's Summer of Self-Discovery i

By: Dolman, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GOTHAM BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781592408740

ISBN: 1592408745

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A memoir about a brokenhearted, middle-aged man who stumbles upon solace, meaning, and Larry David while hitchhiking around Martha's Vineyard One summer day on Martha's Vineyard Paul Samuel Dolman was hitchhiking, and none other than Larry David pulled over and asked, "You're not a serial killer or something, are you?" The comedic writer and actor not only gave Dolman a ride but helped him find his way. Dolman found himself on Martha's Vineyard that summer in the wake of a painful breakup. Desperately seeking companionship, he began hitchhiking around the island and met a wide array ... View more info

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My Family and Other Animals

By: Durrell, Gerald

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 3/30/2014

Seller ID: 9780142004418

ISBN: 0142004413

Condition: USED


When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell's family's experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home. View more info

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Journey is the Destination: Journals of Dan Eldon

By: Eldon, Dan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 2/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780811815864

ISBN: 0811815862

Condition: USED


By the time he was twenty-two, Dan Eldon had led a relief mission across Africa; worked as a graphic designer in New York; studied (intermittently) at four colleges; traveled through Europe, Africa, Japan, and the US; founded a charity for Mozambiquan refugees; directed a film; written a book; started up his own photography business; and become a photojournalist for Reuters news agency, covering the famine and civil war in Somalia. There, in 1993, he was killed in an eruption of mob violence while on assignment. In a world of rules and regularity, Eldon was a renegade, a risk-taker, and an adv... View more info

Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village

By: Erdman, Sarah

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Seller ID: 9780312423124D

ISBN: 9780312423124D

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Passion on the Vine

By: Esposito, Sergio

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 7/24/2013

Seller ID: 9780767926089

ISBN: 0767926080

Condition: USED


As a young child in Naples, Italy, Sergio Esposito sat at his kitchen table observing the daily ritual of his large, loud family bonding over fresh local dishes and simple country wines. While devouring the rich "bufala" mozzarella, still sopping with milk and salt, and the platters of fresh prosciutto, sliced so thin he could see through it, he absorbed the profound relationship of food, wine, and family in Italian culture.Growing up in Albany, New York, after emigrating there with his family, he always sat next to his uncle Aldo and sipped from his wineglass during their customary hours-... View more info

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Irreverent Curiosity

By: Farley, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: GOTHAM BOOKS: 3/1/2013

Seller ID: 9781592405497

ISBN: 1592405495

Condition: USED


Read David Farley's posts on the Penguin Blog.A tour through the centuries and through a bizarre Italian town in search of an unbelievable relic: the foreskin of Jesus Christ In December 1983, a priest in the Italian hill town of Calcata shared shocking news with his congregation: the pride of their town, the foreskin of Jesus, had been stolen. Some postulated that it had been stolen by Satanists. Some said the priest himself was to blame. Some even pointed their fingers at the Vatican. In 2006, travel writer David Farley moved to Calcata, determined to find the missing foreskin, or at le... View more info

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Hokkaido Highway Blues: Hitchhiking Japan

By: Ferguson, Will

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9781569472347

ISBN: 1569472343

Condition: USED


Hitchhiker Will Ferguson experiences Japan in the most unusual way when he treks the length of the country from south to north by thumb. View more info

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Captain Scott

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780340826997

ISBN: 0340826991

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Walt Disney World

By: Flannery, Laurie

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9781435133235

ISBN: 1435133234

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Silver Linings: Travels Around Northern Ireland

By: Fletcher, Martin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: TRAFALGAR SQUARE:

Seller ID: 9780349112510

ISBN: 0349112517

Condition: USED


Martin Fletcher presents a portrait of a Northern Ireland of lakes, rivers, and mountains, where customs, traditions, and old-world charm survive. He reveals an incredibly resourceful province which has given the world not just bombs and bullets, but the tyre and the tractor, a dozen American presidents, two Prime Ministers of New Zealand, and a Hindu god. View more info

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Bad Trips

By: Fraser, Keath

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 4/10/2015

Seller ID: 9780679729082

ISBN: 0679729089

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Travels in Siberia

By: Frazier, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780374278724

ISBN: 0374278725

Condition: USED


A Dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of "Great Plains "In his astonishing new work, Ian Frazier, one of our greatest and most entertaining storytellers, trains his perceptive, generous eye on Siberia, the storied expanse of Asiatic Russia whose grim renown is but one explanation among hundreds for the region's fascinating, enduring appeal. In "Travels in Siberia," Frazier reveals Siberia's role in history--its science, economics, and politics--with great passion and enthusiasm, ensuring that we'll never think about it in the same way again.With great empathy a... View more info

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Great Plains

By: Frazier, Ian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PICADOR: 12/11/2012

Seller ID: 9780312278502

ISBN: 0312278500

Condition: USED


National Bestseller With his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring" Great Plains." A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure, "Great Plains" takes us from the site of Sitting Bull's cabin, to an abandoned house once terrorized by Bonnie and Clyde, to the scene of the murders chronicled in Truman Capote's" In Cold Blood." It is an expedition that reveals the heart of the American West. View more info

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On the Rez

By: Frazier, Ian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PICADOR: 4/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780312278595

ISBN: 0312278594

Condition: USED


"On the Rez" is a sharp, unflinching account of the modern-day American Indian experience, especially that of the Oglala Sioux, who now live on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the plains and badlands of the American West. Crazy Horse, perhaps the greatest Indian war leader of the 1800s, and Black Elk, the holy man whose teachings achieved worldwide renown, were Oglala; in these typically perceptive pages, Frazier seeks out their descendants on Pine Ridge--a/k/a "the rez"--which is one of the poorest places in America today. Along with his longtime friend Le War Lance (whom he first wr... View more info

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River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

By: Gargan, Edward A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780375705595

ISBN: 0375705597

Condition: USED


"Along the Mekong, from northern Tibet to Lijiang, from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh to Can Lo, I moved from one world to another, among cultural islands often ignorant of each other's presence. Yet each island, as if built on shifting sands and eroded and reshaped by a universal sea, was re-forming itself, or was being remolded, was expanding its horizons or sinking under the rising waters of a cultural global warming. It was a journey between worlds, worlds fragiley conjoined by a river both ominous and luminescent, muscular and bosomy, harsh and sensuous. "From windswept plateaus to ... View more info

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Tales of a Female Nomad

By: Gelman, Rita

Price: $6.00

Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR: 10/4/2014

Seller ID: 9780609809549

ISBN: 0609809547

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Wanderlust: Real-life Tales of Adventure and Romance

By: George, Don

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VILLARD: 4/16/2014

Seller ID: 9780679783633

ISBN: 0679783636

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An Innocent Abroad: Life-changing tips...

By: George, Don

Price: $6.00

Publisher: LONELY PLANET PUB: 4/24/2015

Seller ID: 9781743603604

ISBN: 1743603606

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House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad

By: George, Don & Sattin, Anthony

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/8/2011

Seller ID: 9781740594196

ISBN: 1740594193

Condition: USED


We've all dreamt of escaping to a House Somewhere. In this collection some of the finest names in contemporary travel writing reveal the perils and pleasures of exchanging the familiar for the foreign. Isabel Allende discovers love and paradise in California, Pico Iyer finds home in Japan amidst the alien and indecipherable, and a dank barge on the Seine opens up a new side of Paris for Mort Rosenblum. Revealing the flip side to the dream, relocating to the juicy heart of New York proves fiery for Lily Brett, Chris Stewart is frightened for his life in Andalucia, and the plumbing in Wi... View more info

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In an Antique Land

By: Ghosh, Amitav

Price: $5.50

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 11/3/2012

Seller ID: 9780679727835

ISBN: 0679727833

Condition: USED


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