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Title Best American travel writing 2013 / Edited with an introduction by Elizabeth Gilbert ; Jason Wilson, series editor

Publication Info. Boston : Hougton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    910.4 BES 2013    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    910.4 BES 2013    Available
Description xix, 210 pages ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Reprinted from various periodicals.
Contents Foreword / Jason Wilson -- Introduction / Elizabeth Gilbert -- A prison, a paradise from New York times magazine / John Jeremiah Sullivan -- The bull passes through from Morning news / Kevin Chroust -- The way I've come from Legal studies forum / Judy Copeland -- Blot out from Creative nonfiction / Colleen Kinder -- The year I didn't from Gulf Coast / Daniel Tyx -- Tea and kidnapping from Atlantic / Sarah A. Topol -- The paid piper from T magazine / Grant Stoddard -- Dentists without borders from New Yorker / David Sedaris -- Confessions of a packing minimalist from Travel + Leisure / Lynn Yaeger -- Summerland from Travel + Leisure / Peter Jon Lindberg -- The wild dogs of Istanbul from Smart set / Bernd Brunner -- Bombing Sarajevo from Outside / Dimiter Kenarov -- Vietnam's bowl of secrets from Afar / David Farley -- Babu on the bad road from Virginia quarterly review / Jesse Dukes -- The pippiest place on earth from New York times magazine / Sam Anderson -- Dreaming of El Dorado from Virginia quarterly review / Marie Arana -- Caliph of the tricksters from Harper's magazine / Christopher de Ballaigue -- A farewell to yarns from Outside / Ian Frazier -- Pirate City from Paris review / Rich Cohen -- Contributors' notes -- Notable travel writing of 2012.
Summary Gifted authors don't just tell us about unique or out-of-the-way places; they take us to them, show us what they look like, show us who their people are, and make us feel like we've experienced them.
Subject Travel writing.
Travel -- Periodicals -- Excerpts.
Travelers' writings, American.
Short stories, American.
Voyages and travels -- Anecdotes.
Travel -- Psychological aspects -- Anecdotes.
Manners and customs -- Anecdotes.
Intercultural communication -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969- editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
Wilson, Jason, 1974- editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
ISBN 9780547808987 paperback
0547808984 paperback

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