The Resource The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world, edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly ; [introduction by Pico Iyer], (electronic resource)

The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world, edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly ; [introduction by Pico Iyer], (electronic resource)

Label
The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world
Title
The best travel writing 2011
Title remainder
true stories from around the world
Statement of responsibility
edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly ; [introduction by Pico Iyer]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 t
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DR60
LC item number
.O75 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • O'Reilly, James
  • Habegger, Larry
  • O'Reilly, Sean
  • Iyer, Pico
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voyages and travels
  • Geography
Label
The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world, edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly ; [introduction by Pico Iyer], (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=75CAABE4-4DBC-4C97-98F9-BEBC7CD7D03C
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • One day, three dead men
  • (Russia)
  • Marcia DeSanctis
  • How I promised Anusha the smile
  • (Paris)
  • Kevin McCaughey
  • Ain't ready for no man
  • (Guyana)
  • Katherine Jamieson
  • The memory bird
  • Introduction
  • (Belarus)
  • Carolyn Kraus
  • Camel college
  • (India)
  • Matthew Crompton
  • Lanterns of fear
  • (At home)
  • Gary Buslik
  • All in the same house
  • (Japan)
  • Pico Iyer
  • Bill Fink
  • Femme in the vosges
  • (France)
  • Meike Eerkens
  • Beneath the rim
  • (Grand Canyon/Colorado River)
  • Michael Shapiro
  • It's the sauce
  • (Guatemala)
  • Mary Jo McConahay
  • The way of the mist
  • Jimmy the natural
  • (Ireland)
  • Martin Dillon
  • Flyover country
  • (USA)
  • Johnna Kaplan
  • Educating the body
  • (Guyana)
  • Katherine Jamieson
  • Sun Valley with Dad
  • (Iceland)
  • (Idaho)
  • Colette O'Connor
  • Alone in India--but not for long
  • (India)
  • Kate Grawford
  • Winged victory
  • (Paris)
  • Erin Byrne
  • Protected
  • (Germany)
  • Cameron McPherson Smith
  • Peter Wortsman
  • The Chilean cliff carver
  • (Spain)
  • Lisa Alpine
  • Alone, illegal, and broke down
  • (China)
  • Carla King
  • Wilding horses
  • (New Mexico)
  • Mary Caperton Morton
  • Fire and water
  • In the fields of My Lai
  • (Vietnam)
  • Joel Carillet
  • The year we bought our hitchhiker
  • (USA)
  • Deborah Taffa
  • Death Road
  • (Bolivia)
  • Sabine Bergmann
  • Shiva and Sadhus at Pashupati Temple
  • (West Africa)
  • (Nepal)
  • Tim Ward
  • Into the underworld
  • (Greece)
  • Amanda Summer Slavin
  • Eternity
  • (The Sea/Ecuador)
  • Cameron McPherson Smith
  • Erika Connor
Control code
ocn761645939
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609520090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761645939
Label
The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world, edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly ; [introduction by Pico Iyer], (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=75CAABE4-4DBC-4C97-98F9-BEBC7CD7D03C
Publication
Contents
  • One day, three dead men
  • (Russia)
  • Marcia DeSanctis
  • How I promised Anusha the smile
  • (Paris)
  • Kevin McCaughey
  • Ain't ready for no man
  • (Guyana)
  • Katherine Jamieson
  • The memory bird
  • Introduction
  • (Belarus)
  • Carolyn Kraus
  • Camel college
  • (India)
  • Matthew Crompton
  • Lanterns of fear
  • (At home)
  • Gary Buslik
  • All in the same house
  • (Japan)
  • Pico Iyer
  • Bill Fink
  • Femme in the vosges
  • (France)
  • Meike Eerkens
  • Beneath the rim
  • (Grand Canyon/Colorado River)
  • Michael Shapiro
  • It's the sauce
  • (Guatemala)
  • Mary Jo McConahay
  • The way of the mist
  • Jimmy the natural
  • (Ireland)
  • Martin Dillon
  • Flyover country
  • (USA)
  • Johnna Kaplan
  • Educating the body
  • (Guyana)
  • Katherine Jamieson
  • Sun Valley with Dad
  • (Iceland)
  • (Idaho)
  • Colette O'Connor
  • Alone in India--but not for long
  • (India)
  • Kate Grawford
  • Winged victory
  • (Paris)
  • Erin Byrne
  • Protected
  • (Germany)
  • Cameron McPherson Smith
  • Peter Wortsman
  • The Chilean cliff carver
  • (Spain)
  • Lisa Alpine
  • Alone, illegal, and broke down
  • (China)
  • Carla King
  • Wilding horses
  • (New Mexico)
  • Mary Caperton Morton
  • Fire and water
  • In the fields of My Lai
  • (Vietnam)
  • Joel Carillet
  • The year we bought our hitchhiker
  • (USA)
  • Deborah Taffa
  • Death Road
  • (Bolivia)
  • Sabine Bergmann
  • Shiva and Sadhus at Pashupati Temple
  • (West Africa)
  • (Nepal)
  • Tim Ward
  • Into the underworld
  • (Greece)
  • Amanda Summer Slavin
  • Eternity
  • (The Sea/Ecuador)
  • Cameron McPherson Smith
  • Erika Connor
Control code
ocn761645939
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609520090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761645939

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