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The Best Women S Travel Writing 2006

Author : Lucy McCauley
ISBN : 1932361359
Genre : Social Science
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A collection of inspirational travel tales written from the perspectives of women follows their discoveries of new places, other cultures, and themselves, including in the 2006 edition pieces about a culinary tour of Italy, tango lessons in Argentina, and a horseback journey from Senegal to Mali. Original.
Category: Social Science

The Best Travel Writing 2006

Author : James O'Reilly
ISBN : 1932361316
Genre : Travel
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A collection of more than twenty-five of the best true travel pieces from emerging and established authors covers every corner of the globe, including the story of a lone woman sailing with a ship of pirates, an amazing coat that seems to have been everywhere, and the bizarre world atop Mount Kilimanjaro. Original.
Category: Travel

The Best Women S Travel Writing 2008

Author : Lucy McCauley
ISBN : 1932361782
Genre : Travel
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Women have been writing about their travels for generations, putting a uniquely feminine slant on life on the road and the people and places they encounter along the way. The third entry in Travelers’ Tales acclaimed annual series, The Best Women's Travel Writing 2008 presents exciting, uplifting, and unforgettable adventures from women who have traveled to the ends of the earth to discover new people, places, and facets of themselves. Combining lively storytelling and compelling narrative with a woman's perspective, the stories — most published here for the first time — make the reader laugh, cry, wish she were there, or be glad she wasn’t. Eclectic themes including solo journeys, family travel, romance, spiritual growth, strange foods, and even stranger people, inspire women to plan their next great journeys.
Category: Travel

The Best Women S Travel Writing 2009

Author : Lucy McCauley
ISBN : 9781932361995
Genre : Travel
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This best-selling, award-winning series presents the finest accounts of women who have traveled to the ends of the earth to discover new places, peoples — and themselves. The common threads connecting the stories are a woman’s perspective and lively storytelling to make the reader laugh, cry, wish she were there, or be glad she wasn’t. From breaking the gender barrier on a soccer field in Kenya to learning the art of French cooking in a damp cellar in the Loire Valley to hitchhiking through Mexico in the 1960s, the points of view and perspectives are global and the themes eclectic, including stories that encompass spiritual growth, hilarity and misadventure, high adventure, romance, solo journeys, stories of service to humanity, family travel, and encounters with exotic cuisine.
Category: Travel

Not So Innocent Abroad

Author : Ulrike Brisson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133014386
Genre : Literary Criticism
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With its specific focus on the connections between politics, travel, and travel writing, Not So Innocent Abroad offers a fresh approach to the study of travel literature. The authors make clear that travel and travel writing are never an â oeinnocentâ enterprise; rather, journeying always occurs within political systems, and travel writing either reflects the travelerâ (TM)s political stance, includes political aspects of foreign cultures, or directly or indirectly influences political decisions. In contrast to most scholarly publications that primarily focus on travel literature of former colonial nations, this volume includes a broader range of travelogues depicting cultures worldwide, spanning from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century. It thus offers with its comparative approach not only a geographically wide selection but also an historical dimension to the political aspects of travel writing. Although most travel literature generally has followed the Horatian principle to instruct and delight the armchair traveler, the authors of this volume clearly address the broader political implications of travel and travel writing within networks of â oenakedâ politics, such as international or interior conflicts, emigration laws, or national propaganda. They also reveal how insidiously political messages are dissimulated through travel writing.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Best Women S Travel Writing 2007

Author : Lucy McCauley
ISBN : 1932361499
Genre : Travel
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A new collection of true adventure stories by women from around the world shares accounts of spiritual growth, misadventure, romance, and more from such contributors as Frances Mayes, Barbara Kingsolver, and Diane Johnson. Original.
Category: Travel

100 Places In The Usa Every Woman Should Go

Author : Sophia Dembling
ISBN : 9781609520892
Genre : Travel
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100 Places in the USA Every Woman Should Go is a lively and highly subjective collection of places that will educate, illuminate, entertain, challenge, or otherwise appeal to women of all kinds. From historic (such as the Women's Rights National Historic Park) to kitschy (SPAM museum), these places and activities provide a wide-angle view of all that makes America, America.
Category: Travel

The Global Politics Of Contemporary Travel Writing

Author : Debbie Lisle
ISBN : 0521867800
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book brings the 'serious' world of politics to the 'superficial' world of contemporary travel writing.
Category: Literary Criticism

Transitions Abroad

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ISBN : PSU:000059600404
Genre : Foreign study
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Category: Foreign study

Travel Writing In The Nineteenth Century

Author : Tim Youngs
ISBN : 9781843312185
Genre : History
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An insightful and illuminating collection of essays on the political and cultural dynamics of travel literature in the nineteenth century.
Category: History

Are We Feeling Better Yet

Author : Colleen McKee
ISBN : PSU:000067935406
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Arguably, no other contemporary issue has stirred so passionate debate as health care reform. In this collection of 21 essays, women from around the country advance this discussion by recounting their individual efforts to access and receive quality health care within the formidable structure of the U.S. health care system. Their many voices speak with clarity, poignancy, and humor about situations familiar to all who have entered a health care setting on behalf of themselves or their loved ones. These penetrating stories cover a spectrum of health care conditions, but they unify around themes of strong self-advocacy and personal empowerment. The book is an enlightening read bot only for health acre consumers, but also for health care students, professionals, and for health policymakers.
Category: Health & Fitness

Magazine Markets For Children S Writers 2006

Author : Marni McNiff
ISBN : 1889715298
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This comprehensive market directory gives you over 600 updated listings and over 70 completely new markets for publishing in the children's field. Learn about the changing editorial wants and needs, the new submission requirements, and the latest word on rights and payments for 2006.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Traveling Women

Author : Susan Clair Imbarrato
ISBN : 9780821416747
Genre : History
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A study, with the actual accounts, of early American women's travel writings. Together these records and the editor's analysis, challenge assumptions about the westward settlement of the US and women's role in that enterprise.
Category: History

Marco Polo Didn T Go There

Author : Rolf Potts
ISBN : 9781932361711
Genre : Travel
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Marco Polo Didn’t Go There is a collection of rollicking travel tales from a young writer USA Today has called “Jack Kerouac for the Internet Age.” For the past ten years, Rolf Potts has taken his keen postmodern travel sensibility into the far fringes of five continents for such prestigious publications as National Geographic Traveler,, and The New York Times Magazine. This book documents his boldest, funniest, and most revealing journeys—from getting stranded without water in the Libyan desert, to crashing the set of a Leonardo DiCaprio movie in Thailand, to learning the secrets of Tantric sex in a dubious Indian ashram. Marco Polo Didn’t Go There is more than just an entertaining journey into fascinating corners of the world. The book is a unique window into travel writing, with each chapter containing a “commentary track”—endnotes that reveal the ragged edges behind the experience and creation of each tale. Offbeat and insightful, this book is an engrossing read for students of travel writing as well as armchair wanderers.
Category: Travel

Louisiana Voyages

Author : Martha Reinhard Smallwood Field
ISBN : 1604730730
Genre : Travel
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When nature exudes in a swamp in Louisiana it is rich, tropical, juicy, dark, verminy, repellant and lovely all in one, wrote Catharine Cole in 1889. It is like a coffin crowned with flowers; a death trap baited with roses. Writing under the pseudonym Catharine Cole, Martha R. Field (1855-1898) became the first full-time newswoman for the New Orleans Daily Picayune in 1881. For more than a decade she was the woman's page editor and wrote a Sunday column, Catharine Cole's Letter, that established her as one of the most popular writers in the South. Cole wrote fiction, essays, editorials on women's issues, and travel pieces. But her accounts of journeys through Louisiana's rural parishes by rail, steamboat, carriage, buggy, and on foot brought her writing to the state's working men and women as well as its plantation aristocracy. Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole gathers these travel writings for the first time. Touring most of Louisiana's parishes, taking in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Morgan City, and Grand Isle, Cole revealed in her journalism much about an exotic, unspoiled Louisiana and the Gilded Age South as a whole. A punishing 1,800-mile buggy trip through forests, swamps, bayous, and along the Gulf Coast made her a celebrity writer who, according to her contemporaries, knew more about Louisiana than any other person alive. Joan B. McLaughlin is a retired associate professor of English at Clemson University. Her work has appeared in Contemporary Literary Criticism, Concerning Poetry, Arizona Quarterly, South Carolina Review, and other periodicals. Jack McLaughlin is a retired professor of English and humanities at Clemson University. He is the author of Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder and To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson: Letters to a President. Learn more about Catharine Cole at http: //
Category: Travel

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722678
Genre : Bibliography, National
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Love Is Blind In One Eye

Author : Marianne Rogoff
ISBN : 9781940838830
Genre : Fiction
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In these linked stories Jewel navigates the stage of life between 25 and 45, from the day she finds a body on a wild California beach to crossroads encounters with mystics, lovers, beggars, surgeons, and sailors on the shores of Maui and streets of San Miguel de Allende, Lisbon, Larkspur, Mill Valley, and Barcelona. Falling in love, whether with the one she marries, her newborn babies, total strangers, or the places she goes, calls forth conflicting sensations: ease/excitement, pleasure/danger, attachment/release. One eye sees and the other is blind as Jewel learns to love and grieve by staying in motion, finding and losing her way in the crowds and landscapes, heart cracked open.
Category: Fiction