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The best American travel writing 2002 / edited and with introduction by Frances Mayes ; series editor, Jason Wilson.

Contributor(s): Mayes, Frances | Wilson, Jason (Writer on food and travel).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Best American series: Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002Description: 351 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780618118809.Subject(s): Travel -- Periodicals -- Excerpts | Travelers' writings, American | Voyages and travels -- Anecdotes | Travel -- Psychological aspects -- Anecdotes | Manners and customs -- Anecdotes | Intercultural communication -- Anecdotes | Travel writing | Intercultural communication | Manners and customs | Travel | Travel -- Psychological aspects | Travel writing | Travelers' writings, American | Voyages and travelsGenre/Form: Travel writing. | Anecdotes. | Travel writing.
Contents:
Roman hours / Andre Aciman -- Below Canal Street / Scott Anderson -- Sovereigns of the sky / Stephen Bodio -- Throw junior from the car / William Booth -- Postcards from the fair / Kevin Canty -- A rio runs through it / Rod Davis -- Thirteen ways of looking at a void / Michael Finkel -- Forty years in Acapulco / Devin Friedman -- Beyond the end of the road / Laurence Gonzales -- The city and the pillars / Adam Gopnik -- Soul food / Jim Harrison -- Slow flying stones / Kate Hennessy -- Visiting Norah / Edward Hoagland -- The scent of two cities / Kathleen Lee.
In the land of the white rajahs / Lawrence Millman -- Lambs of God and the new math / Toni Mirosevich -- Ancient roads, walled cities / Tom Mueller -- Where the bee sucks / Elizabeth Nickson -- Home for dinner / Molly O'Neill -- Zion's vital signs / P.J. O'Rourke -- Spain in a minor key / Tony Perrottet -- Making rain / Kira Salak -- The man upstairs / David Sedaris -- Stolen blessings / Thomas Swick -- Spetses, Greece / Isabella Tree -- The fist of God / Kate Wheeler.
Summary: Presents a wide-ranging anthology of the finest travel writing published over the past year, selected from a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and websites and encompassing articles and essays on adventures and locales around the world.
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PS 648 .T73 B48 2002 (Browse shelf) Available 5190081
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Roman hours / Andre Aciman -- Below Canal Street / Scott Anderson -- Sovereigns of the sky / Stephen Bodio -- Throw junior from the car / William Booth -- Postcards from the fair / Kevin Canty -- A rio runs through it / Rod Davis -- Thirteen ways of looking at a void / Michael Finkel -- Forty years in Acapulco / Devin Friedman -- Beyond the end of the road / Laurence Gonzales -- The city and the pillars / Adam Gopnik -- Soul food / Jim Harrison -- Slow flying stones / Kate Hennessy -- Visiting Norah / Edward Hoagland -- The scent of two cities / Kathleen Lee.

In the land of the white rajahs / Lawrence Millman -- Lambs of God and the new math / Toni Mirosevich -- Ancient roads, walled cities / Tom Mueller -- Where the bee sucks / Elizabeth Nickson -- Home for dinner / Molly O'Neill -- Zion's vital signs / P.J. O'Rourke -- Spain in a minor key / Tony Perrottet -- Making rain / Kira Salak -- The man upstairs / David Sedaris -- Stolen blessings / Thomas Swick -- Spetses, Greece / Isabella Tree -- The fist of God / Kate Wheeler.

Presents a wide-ranging anthology of the finest travel writing published over the past year, selected from a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and websites and encompassing articles and essays on adventures and locales around the world.

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