The Condé Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys : Great Writers on Great Places

Author(s): Klara Glowczewska


From the #1 travel magazine in the USA, a collection of travel tales from some of todays finest writers Travel writing maintains its seemingly endless popularity, and this volume offers a particularly transporting body of work, pairing exotic locales with writers of the highest caliber: Russell Banks writes on the Everglades, Francine Prose explores the secrets of Prague, Robert Hughes takes us on a tour of Italy, and more. From the most beautiful gardens to visit in Japan to the best free things to do in Provence, this book is as enlightening as it is entertaining. Whether off to the other side of the globe or to their favorite reading chair, wanderers of every sort will find this book truly indispensable. Other featured writers and places include: Nik Cohn on Savannah, Philip Gourevitch on Tanzania, Shirley Hazzard on Capri, Pico Iyer on Iceland and Ethiopia, Nicole Krauss on Japan, Suketu Mehta on the Himalayas, Edna O'Brien on Bath, Patricia Storace on Provence and Athens, James Truman on Iran, Gregor Von Rezzori on Romania, Edmund White on Jordan, Simon Winchester on Mount Pinatubo, William Dalrymple on his pilgrimage to Santiago, John Julius Norwich on the Vatican, and Jan Morris on Hawaii. First published 2007.


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General Fields

  • : 9780143112617
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : 0.358
  • : October 2007
  • : 205mm X 141mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Klara Glowczewska
  • : Paperback
  • : 910.4
  • : 416
  • : illustrations