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The best American travel writing 2000 / edited and with an introduction by Bill Bryson.

Contributor(s): Series: best American seriesPublisher: Boston Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000Copyright date: ©2000.Description: xxvii, 307 pages ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 061807466X
  • 0618074678 (pbk.)
Other title:
  • American travel writing
  • Best American travel writing two thousand
  • Travel writing
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 910.4 21
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Boot camp / William Booth -- Lions and tigers and bears / Bill Buford -- This teeming ark / Tim Cahill -- The toughest trucker in the world / Tom Clynes -- Hitchhiker's Cuba / Dave Eggers -- Nantucket on my mind / David Halberstam -- The Nile at mile one / Mark Hertsgaard -- Spies in the house of faith / Isabel Hilton -- The first drink of the day / Clive Irving -- Lard is good for you / Alden Jones -- The truck / Ryszard Kapuscinski -- Confessions of a cheese smuggler / David Lansing -- Inside the hidden kingdom / Jessica Maxwell -- Weird karma / P.J. O'Rourke -- Zoned on Zanzibar / Tony Perrottet -- Storming the beach / Rolf Potts -- The last safari / Mark Ross -- Winter rules / Steve Rushin -- From the wonderful people who brought you the killing fields / Patrick Symmes -- China's wild west / Jeffrey Tayler -- Exiled beyond kilometer 101 / Jeffrey Tayler -- The two faces of tourism / Jonathan Tourtellot -- The very short history of Nunavut / William T. Vollmann -- One man and his donkey / David Wallis -- Marseille's moment / Amy Wilentz.

This first collection of THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING reads like a good novel. Best-selling author Bill Bryson and series editor Jason Wilson have put together a book that will surprise knowledgeable travelers and entrance newcomers with the glories of new worlds. Articles by such well-loved writers as Bill Buford and Ryszard Kapuscinski are included, as are those by exciting new voices. Ranging across myriad landscapes, from Central Park in New York City to the Ouadane oasis in Saharan Mauritania, THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2000 showcases the diversity and creative power of travel writing today.

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