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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.

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In Patagonia

In Patagonia

by Bruce Chatwin

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1989
  • PAPER
  • 204 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER
  • FAVORITE

A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There's no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin. (PAT01, $16.00)

Night Flight

Night Flight

by Antoine de Saint Exupery

  • LITERATURE
  • 1986
  • PAPER
  • 87 PAGES

Saint Exupery captures the thrill and mystery of early flight in this tale of a pilot alone in a storm over the Andes en route to Buenos Aires. (PAT09, $12.00)

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

by Marcelo D. Beccaceci

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 124 PAGES
  • HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE
  • CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English. (PAT22, $24.95)

 
Chile Adventure Map

Chile Adventure Map


by National Geographic

  • 2011
  • MAP

This National Geographic Adventure map includes a clear view of Chile from Laguna San Rafael south to Cape Horn (1,1,750,000). (CHI05, $11.95)

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map


by ITMB

  • 2011
  • MAP
  • BEST SELLER

This handy map shows all Patagonia on one side (1:2,000,000), with a more detailed map of Tierra del Fuego (1:750,000) on the reverse. (PAT19, $12.95)

Chile in Focus

Chile in Focus


by Nick Caistor

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 100 PAGES

This slim guide focuses on the history of Chile, its cultural heritage and the political, environmental and economic challenges of the post-Pinochet era. With maps, photographs and some travel information. (CHI35, $12.95)

Insight Guide Chile

Insight Guide Chile


by Insight Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 380 PAGES

This glossy guide provides a full-color introduction by a team of experts to the land, people, history and attractions of Chile. Brief background essays highlight important topics. With many local and regional maps. (CHI03, $24.99)

Moon Handbook Patagonia

Moon Handbook Patagonia


by Wayne Bernhardson

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 550 PAGES
  • COMING IN DECEMBER

A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Patagonia. (PAT73, $21.99)

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

The Complete Whitewater Rafter


by Jeff Bennett

  • REFERENCE
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 196 PAGES

A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications. (OCE59, $17.95)

Trekking in the Patagonian Andes

Trekking in the Patagonian Andes


by Carolyn McCarthy

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 308 PAGES

With trail maps and route descriptions of walks and treks throughout Patagonia, including Torres del Paine and Glacier National Park. (PAT12, $24.99)

Idle Days in Patagonia

Idle Days in Patagonia


by W.H. Hudson

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2005
  • PAPER
  • 155 PAGES

A handsome reprint of Hudson's classic 1893 account of life, nature and adventure in southern South America, with paintings and drawings by Alfred Hartley and J. Smit. (PAT27, $22.00)

My Invented Country

My Invented Country


by Isabel Allende

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES

Novelist Allende ruminates on her upbringing in Chile, interweaving memories of South America with her feelings for the United States, where she has lived since the assassination of her uncle, Chilean president Salvador Allende, on September 11, 1973. (CHI52, $13.99)

The Whispering Land

The Whispering Land


by Gerald Durrell

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 240 PAGES

A sparkling account of an eight-month jaunt on the trail of fur seals, guanaco, parrots and other Patagonian marvels. Excellent family reading. (PAT13, $15.00)

Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile

Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile


by Sara Wheeler

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 304 PAGES

British author Sara Wheeler deploys her wit, intelligence and powerful investigative skills on the Republic of Chile in this insightful travelogue. (CHI06, $15.00)

Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion

Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion


by Katherine Silver

  • LITERATURE
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

These choice stories introduce both the country and a host of contemporary writers. (CHI38, $14.95)

Birds of Chile

Birds of Chile


by Alvaro Jaramillo

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 240 PAGES

This compact, comprehensive guide with superb color plates also includes Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. (CHI50, $30.95)

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