9781598849721

Going Places : A Guide to Travel Narratives

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  • ISBN13:

    9781598849721

  • ISBN10:

    1598849727

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-08
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

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Summary

Written primarily for public, academic, and school librarians, Going Places: A Reader's Guide to Travel Narratives is a valuable resource that readers' advisors in libraries can use to assist patrons in finding nonfiction books of interest to them. It will also serve to help users better understand their own reading interests. The book examines the subgenres of the travel narrative genre in its seven chapters, categorizing and describing approximately 600 titles according to genres and broad reading interests, and identifying hundreds of other fiction and nonfiction titles as readalikes and related reads by shared key topics. The author has also identified award-winning titles and spotlighted further resources on travel lit, making this work an ideal guide for readers' advisors as well a book general readers will enjoy browsing.

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