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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America Bill Bryson 0060920084 9780060920081 Bill Brysons unsparing and hilarious account of his travels across America in search of the perfect small town. At the end of his journey, Brys The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

Bill Bryson  Paperback

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Costa Rica: A Travelers Literary Companion (Travelers Literary Companions) Barbara Ras, Oscar Arias 1883513006 9781883513009 Table of Contents Northern Zone: Carmen Naranjo Believe It or Not Jose Leon Sanchez The Girl Who Came fro Costa Rica: A Travelers Literary Companion (Travelers Literary Companions)

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1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Travelers Life List Patricia Schultz 0761104844 9780761104841 Around the World, continent by continent, here is the best the world has to offer: 1,000 places guaranteed to give travelers the s 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Travelers Life List

Patricia Schultz (Edition: 1st Printing, Sept. 2003) Paperback

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The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht 0811831310 9780811831314 The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook broke out of the pack of last years books, igniting white-hot media interest (The The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel

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Travel Guide USA Editors of Readers Digest 0895775646 9780895775641 Now anyone who is planning a trip to see the USA can leave those piles of travel books and brochures at home. The 198 easy-to-read and completely up-to-date road Travel Guide USA

Editors of Readers Digest  Hardcover

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Gullivers Travels and Other Writings (Bantam Classics) Jonathan Swift 055321232X 9780553212327 Considered one of English literatures first and greatest satirists, Jonathan Swift possessed a timeless genius for pointing out the foibles of human nature Gullivers Travels and Other Writings (Bantam Classics)

Jonathan Swift  Mass Market Paperback

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Book Lust To Go: Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers Nancy Pearl 1570616507 9781570616501 Nancy Pearl sells books: hers and those of the authors she recommends.Book Lust To Gois 120 places to read about befo Book Lust To Go: Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers

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Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus Robert D. Kaplan 0375705767 9780375705762 Eastward to Tartary,Robert Kaplans first book to focus on a single region since his bestsellingBalkan Ghosts, introduces readers Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus

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European (Eyewitness Travel Phrase Books) DK Publishing 0789494868 9780789494863 When traveling to foreign destinations, these pocket phrase books give travelers everything they need for a smooth, successful trip. Organized by subject, travelers can European (Eyewitness Travel Phrase Books)

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From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet Vikram Seth 039475218X 9780394752181 After two years as a postgraduate student at Nanjing University in China, Vikram Seth hitch-hiked back to his home in New Delhi, via Tibet.From Heaven Lakeis th From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet

Vikram Seth (Edition: 1st Vintage departures ed) Paperback

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A Woman Alone: Travel Tales from Around the Globe Conlon, Faith 158005059X 9781580050593 Presents a collection of travel tales by women traveling alone.   A Woman Alone: Travel Tales from Around the Globe

Conlon, Faith  Paperback

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Gullivers Travels (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) Jonathan Swift 0375865691 9780375865695 Jonathan Swifts classic travel adventure has been adapted into an easy-reading Stepping Stones early chapter book, while keeping all the fun, humor, and unusual per Gullivers Travels (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Jonathan Swift  Paperback

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Exploring the Road Less Traveled: A Study Guide for Small Groups Alice Howard, Walden Howard 0671620541 9780671620547 Exploring the Road Less Traveled: A Study Guide for Small Groups   Exploring the Road Less Traveled: A Study Guide for Small Groups

Alice Howard, Walden Howard  Paperback

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Dave Barrys Only Travel Guide Youll Ever Need Dave Barry 0345431138 9780345431134 TAKE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FROM DAVE BARRY, A GUY WHO IS REALLY GONE! Complete with maps, histories, quaint local facts (Frances National Underwear Changing Day is March 12) Dave Barrys Only Travel Guide Youll Ever Need

Dave Barry  Mass Market Paperback

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How Gator Says Good-bye! (Little Traveler Series) Abigail Samoun 1454908211 9781454908210 How Gator Says Good-bye! (Little Traveler Series)   How Gator Says Good-bye! (Little Traveler Series)

Abigail Samoun  Board book

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The Best American Travel Writing 2011 (The Best American Series ) Crosley, Sloane 0547333366 9780547333366 The Best American Travel Writing 2011 (The Best American Series )   The Best American Travel Writing 2011 (The Best American Series )

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Ask the Pilot: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel Patrick Smith 1594480044 9781594480041 Salon.coms most popular columnist tells why airline travel is still the safest way to get from here to there-and lots of other flig Ask the Pilot: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel

Patrick Smith  Paperback

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Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa Don Brown 0618369163 9780618369164 Mary Kingsley spent her childhood in a small house on a lonely lane outside London, England. Her mother was bedridden, her father rarely home, and Mary Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa

Don Brown  Paperback

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How Hippo Says Hello! (Little Traveler Series) Abigail Samoun 1454908203 9781454908203 How Hippo Says Hello! (Little Traveler Series)   How Hippo Says Hello! (Little Traveler Series)

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Pack It Up: The Essential Guide to Smart Travel Anne McAlpin 0962726338 9780962726330 If you want to get away from it all, dont take it all with you! So says travel expert Anne McAlpin. Pack It Up shares invaluable tips and tools Pack It Up: The Essential Guide to Smart Travel

Anne McAlpin (Edition: Pap/DVD) Paperback

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The World: Travels 1950-2000 Jan Morris 0393052087 9780393052084 The first book to distill Jan Morriss entire body of work into one volume, The World is a magnum opus by the most-celebrated travel writer in the world. To read it is to take an epic ar The World: Travels 1950-2000

Jan Morris (Edition: First Edition) Hardcover

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To The Ends Of The Earth: The Selected Travels Of Paul Theroux Paul Theroux 0804111227 9780804111225 Travel writing at its best. THE HOUSTON POST Author and travel writer Paul Theroux does what no one else can: he travels to the isolated, unusual, an To The Ends Of The Earth: The Selected Travels Of Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux  Mass Market Paperback

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How Penguin Says Please! (Little Traveler Series) Abigail Samoun 1454914963 9781454914969 How Penguin Says Please! (Little Traveler Series)   How Penguin Says Please! (Little Traveler Series)

Abigail Samoun  Board book

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French (Eyewitness Travel Guide Phrase Books) DK Publishing 0789494876 9780789494870 These pocket dictionaries give business and vacation travelers everything they need for a smooth, successful trip. Organized by subject, the traveler can quickly fin French (Eyewitness Travel Guide Phrase Books)

DK Publishing (Edition: Bilingual) Paperback

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Italian Phrase Book (Eyewitness Travel Guide) (English and Italian Edition) DK Publishing 0789494892 9780789494894 When traveling to foreign destinations, these pocket phrase books give people everything they need for a smooth, successful trip. Organ Italian Phrase Book (Eyewitness Travel Guide) (English and Italian Edition)

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Turkey (Eyewitness Travel Guides) Suzanne Swan 0789483297 9780789483294 This Eyewitness Travel Guide to Turkey is one of the most colorful and comprehensive guides on the market. With beautiful commissioned photos and spectacular 3-D aerial views rev Turkey (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

Suzanne Swan (Edition: 1st) Flexibound

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German (Eyewitness Travel Guide Phrase Books) DK Publishing 0789494884 9780789494887 When traveling to foreign destinations, these pocket phrase books give travelers everything they need for a smooth, successful trip. Organized by subject, travelers German (Eyewitness Travel Guide Phrase Books)

DK Publishing (Edition: Bilingual) Paperback

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Latin-American Spanish (Eyewitness Travel Guide Phrase Books) DK Publishing 0789494914 9780789494917 When traveling to foreign destinations, these pocket phrase books give people everything they need for a smooth, successful trip. Latin-American Spanish (Eyewitness Travel Guide Phrase Books)

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The Best American Travel Writing 2006 (The Best American Series) Cahill, Tim 0618582150 9780618582150 Tim Cahill writes in his introduction to The Best American Travel Writing 2006, Story is the essence of the travel essay. Stories are the way we org The Best American Travel Writing 2006 (The Best American Series)

Cahill, Tim (Edition: 1st) Paperback

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New Roadside America: The Modern Travelers Guide to the Wild and Wonderful World of Americas Tourist Mike Wilkins, Ken Smith, Doug Kirby 0671769316 9780671769314 There are wacky, one-of-a-kind treasures lurking among the Gaps and New Roadside America: The Modern Travelers Guide to the Wild and Wonderful World of Americas Tourist

Mike Wilkins, Ken Smith, Doug Kirby (Edition: Revised) Paperback

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Smile When Youre Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer Chuck Thompson 0805082093 9780805082098 From Bangkok to Bogota, a hilarious behind-the-brochures tour of picture-perfect locales, dangerous destinations, and overrated hellholes from a guy Smile When Youre Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer

Chuck Thompson (Edition: First Edition) Paperback

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Israel: A Spiritual Travel Guide: A Companion For The Modern Jewish Pilgrim Lawrence A. Hoffman 1580232612 9781580232616 Be spiritually prepared for your journey in Israel. The only travel guide to Israel that will help you to prepare spiritually for Israel: A Spiritual Travel Guide: A Companion For The Modern Jewish Pilgrim

Lawrence A. Hoffman (Edition: 2nd) Paperback

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Hard Travel to Sacred Places Rudolph Wurlitzer 1570621179 9781570621178 Hard Travel to Sacred Placesis the record of a personal odyssey through Southeast Asia, an external and internal journey through grief and the painful realiti Hard Travel to Sacred Places

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Gullibles Travels: The Adventures of a Bad Taste Tourist Cash Peters 0762727144 9780762727148 Fans of Cash Peters Bad Taste Tours on public radio will hail this outrageously funny collection of essays about his experiences travell Gullibles Travels: The Adventures of a Bad Taste Tourist

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Talk to Me: Travels in Media and Politics Anna Deavere Smith 0385721749 9780385721745 Anna Deveare Smiths award-winning one-woman shows were borne of her uniquely brilliant ability to listen. InTalk to Meshe applies her rare talent to the language of Talk to Me: Travels in Media and Politics

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The Best American Travel Writing 2000 Wilson, Jason 0618074678 9780618074679 The extraordinary popularity of books and magazines dedicated to travel comes as no surprise, given that more and more Americans are traveling each year The Best American Travel Writing 2000

Wilson, Jason (Edition: First Edition) Paperback

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The Packing Book: Secrets of the Carry-on Traveler Judith Gilford 1580087833 9781580087834 - The definitive guide to packing efficiently, with time-saving tips and techniques to ensure you arrive at your destination prepared and c The Packing Book: Secrets of the Carry-on Traveler

Judith Gilford (Edition: 4) Paperback

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How Tiger Says Thank You! (Little Traveler Series) Abigail Samoun 1454914971 9781454914976 How Tiger Says Thank You! (Little Traveler Series)   How Tiger Says Thank You! (Little Traveler Series)

Abigail Samoun  Board book

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