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Title The best American travel writing. 2012 / edited and with an introduction by William T. Vollmann.

Imprint New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    910.4 BES 2012    Available
Description xx, 231 p. ; 21 cm.
Series The Best American series
Best American series.
Note "1530-1516."
"A Mariner original."
Contents How to explore like a real Victorian adventurer from The believer / Monte Reel -- The telltale scribes of Timbuktu from National geographic / Peter Gwin -- Chernobyl, my primeval, teeming, irradiated Eden from Outside / Henry Shukman -- Garbage city from VQR / Elliott D. Woods -- My days with the anti-Mafia from The Missouri revew / Thomas Swick -- City of wals from The American scholar / Robin Kirk -- Now ye know who the bosses are here now from McSweeney's / J. Malcolm Garcia -- The wicked coast from The Atlantic / Paul Theroux -- Letter from Paris from The Houston review / Michael Gorra -- The reckoning from The New York times magazine / Kenan Trebincevic -- The Tijuana Sports Hall of Fame from Grantland / Bryan Curtis -- Holy city of the Wichitas from Ecotone / Kimberly Meyer -- Momento mori from The believer / Dimiter Kenarov -- Maximum India from Condé nast traveler / Pico Iyer -- Keeping watch from Harper's magazine / Lynn Freed -- Walking the border from Esquire / Luke Dittrich -- Amundsen schlepped here from Outside ; Conquering an infinite cave from National geographic by Mark Jenkins -- Railroad semantics from Railroad semantics / Aaron Dactyl.
Subject Travel writing.
Short stories, American.
Added Author Vollmann, William T. Editor.
ISBN 9780547808970 : $14.95

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