9781609520878

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 True Stories from Around the World

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  • ISBN13:

    9781609520878

  • ISBN10:

    1609520874

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/10/2015
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales

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Summary

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 is the latest in this 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 cuisines and cultures. Includes winners from the annual Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing.

With an Introduction by Don George.

In The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10, readers will:
  • Hunt for buried silver on a first visit to the Russian homeland
  • Rejuvenate 40-something sex appeal on a dance floor in Cuba
  • Rediscover the meaning of friendship in a roadside encounter in Namibia
  • Fall in love and out again with the many Marcos of Rome
  • Comprehend the meaning of forgiveness with a killing fields survivor in Cambodia
  • Beat cancer by embracing travel and the world...and much more

Author Biography

James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers’ Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than 125 Travelers’ Tales/Solas House titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared nationwide since 1985. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean O’Reilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books and the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self.

Table of Contents

Publisher’s Preface
James O’Reilly

Introduction
Don George

Friends Who Don’t Bite
Jill K. Robinson
NAMIBIA

The Vanishing Art of Losing Your Way
Sarah Colleen Coury
USA

The Marco Chronicles: To Rome, Without Love
Elizabeth Geoghegan
ITALY

What Is that Thing?
Michael Coolen
THE GAMBIA

Inside the Tower
Keith Skinner
CALIFORNIA

Notes into Lines
Hannah Sheldon-Dean
CZECH REPUBLIC

Into the Hills
Matthew Crompton
INDIA

Show Me, Shouyu
Kelly Luce
JAPAN

Fish Trader Ray
Lisa Alpine
COLOMBIA

My First Trip to the Homeland
Tania Amochaev
RUSSIA

The Tea in Me
Bill Giebler
INDIA

Code 500
Stephanie Elizondo Griest
TEXAS

Diego Forever
Kelly Chastain
SPAIN

Woman Rain
Katherine Jamieson
GUYANA

The Crap Between the Love and Us
Dayna Brayshaw
AT SEA

Neil and I
Gary Buslik
EUROPE

From the Ashes
James Michael Dorsey
CAMBODIA

Ohio House Tour
V. Hansmann
OHIO

I Have a Problem with the Blood of a Woman
Stephanie Glaser
PARIS

Surfing the Millennia
Jeff Greenwald
UTAH

Feliz Cumpleaños
Lavinia Spalding
CUBA

Biko
Ken Matusow
SOUTH AFRICA

Storykeepers
Erin Byrne
PARIS

In Search of Dylan Thomas
Michael Shapiro
WALES

Found
Ben Aultman-Moore
SLOVAKIA

Southern Sandstone
Jessica Normandeau
KENTUCKY

The Bloom of Cancer
Amy Gigi Alexander
USA, PARIS

The Lapham Longshot
Peter Valing
NEW YORK CITY

Into the Cold
Marcia DeSanctis
SWEDEN

Acknowledgments

About the Editors

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