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Azores

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Essential Reading Package-EXPGL45

AZORES. Buy these 3 items as a set for $52 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

A Traveller's History of Portugal

PGL32
Ian Robertson
Interlink Publishing Group
2002
352
1566564409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, admirably concise survey from prehistory to the present, great for travelers to Portugal who would like an overview of the country's history and culture.
$14.95

Bradt Guide Azores

PGL29
David Sayers
Bradt Publications
2017
288
178477023X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the Azores. Sayers pays particular attention to the natural history and especially the botany of these lush Atlantic islands.
$24.99

Azores Map

PGL99
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2017
1
3831773629
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, two-sided map of the islands of the Azores and their major roadways, at a scale of 1:70,000.
$14.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Lisbon

PGL78
Tomas Tranaeus
DK Publishing
2017
128
1465457089
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions.
$14.00

Eyewitness Guide Portugal

PGL05
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
480
1465440526
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide features hundreds of photographs and drawings, an excellent overview of the culture and history and good information about where to go and what to do.
$25.00

Lonely Planet Portuguese Phrasebook

PGL34
Clara De MacEdo Vitorino
Lonely Planet Publications
2012
320
1740592131
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket phrasebook for Portuguese basics, covering pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$8.99

Authentic Portuguese Cooking

PGL114
Ana Patuleia Ortins
Macmillan
2015
332
1624141943
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
With over 200 recipes, this is the biggest and most comprehensive book available on Portuguese cooking. In delicious detail, Chef Ana Patuleia Ortins explains recipes like Madeiran Wine and Garlic Beef Kabobs, Mushroom-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Pomegranate Sauce and Sauteed Kale with Pine Nuts and Onions.
$32.00

A Small Death in Lisbon

PGL22
Robert Wilson
Penguin Putnam
2002
440
0425184234
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set in Lisbon in 1941 and 1999, this award-winning mystery intertwines a present day murder, some unsavory arms production, and smuggling in Nazi Germany. Be warned, there are some graphic passages dealing with the horrors of war and concentration camps.
$8.99

Moby Dick

OCE111
Herman Melville
Penguin
2002
720
0142437247
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The American classic about the legendary white whale, set in New England.
$15.00

Natives And Exotics

PGL52
Jane Alison
Harcourt Books
2006
256
0156032473
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Family and the beauty of highland Ecuador, the Australian bush, Scotland and the windswept Azores all feature in Alison's interlinked stories.
$16.95

The Conjurer & Other Azorean Tales

ATL46
Darrell Kastin
University Press of New England
2012
164
1933227419
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The commonplace confronts forces both natural and supernatural in this collection of tales set in the Azores.
$19.95

The Letter of Marque

ATL20
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
284
0393309053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The 12th (and perhaps the most satisfying) of O'Brian's series combines the personal and geopolitical as Aubrey comes to Maturin's rescue in the Baltics.
$15.95

The Stone Raft

PGL46
Jose Saramago
Harvest Books
1996
300
0156004011
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A geological fantasy from the Nobel Prize-winning author, in which the Iberian Peninsula becomes unmoored from France.
$16.99

The Woman of Porto Pim

PGL91
Antonio Tabucchi
Archipelago Books
2013
106
1935744747
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A visiting Italian writer brings to life the colorful myths, relics and histories of the inhabitants of the Azores Islands through enchanting fragments of tales that follow local characters -- a restaurant proprietress, a whaling expedition, an Azorean Fisherman during WWII and even a whale.
$15.00

Great Migrations

BST162
K.M. Kostyal
National Geographic
2010
304
1426206445
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This companion book to the National Geographic series captures the drama of not just the Africa plains but of diverse creatures from butterflies and crabs to penguins and whales on the move across land and sea.
$35.00

Island Life

NAT27
Alfred Russel Wallace
Random House
1997
544
1573921777
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A popular account of the natural history of island groups by Darwin's contemporary and co-presenter of the theory of evolution by natural selection.
$18.99

The Whale

BST144
Philip Hoare
Ecco Press
2011
256
0061976202
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A deeply engaging meditation on all things whale. Hoare saves his special love and attention for the sperm whale -- not only via a beautiful literary analysis of Moby Dick, but also by indulging in a childhood fantasy and actually swimming with whales in the Azores.
$15.99

Volcanoes, Crucibles of Change

GEO02
Richard Fisher
Princeton University Press
1998
344
0691002495
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A complete primer for the volcano lover, this heavily illustrated book covers types of volcanoes and eruptions, worldwide distribution and the physics of their formation.
$38.95

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, A Natural History and Species Guide

OCE217
Annalisa Berta
University of Chicago Press
2015
288
022618319X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This beautifully illustrated overview is the most comprehensive book available on marine cetaceans, covering the natural history, anatomy, diet, distribution, characteristics and conservation status of 98 species.
$45.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands

ATL23
Tony Clarke, Chris Orgill
Gardners Books
2006
320
0713660236
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive field guide to 450 species of birds, both resident and migrant, of the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde.
$60.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

More Books

The Food of Portugal

PGL10
Jean Anderson
William Morrow & Company
1994
304
0688134157
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An award-winning cookbook featuring the cuisine of Portugal and background on Portuguese culture. Sure to please the palates of tourists interested in Portuguese food and of emigrants in search of that authentic taste of home.
$21.99

For Kids

Face to Face With Whales

BST117
Flip Nicklin
2008
32
1426302444
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
National Geographic photographer Nicklin introduces youngsters to these intelligent, social creatures, their behavior and conservation, through stunning photographs and text.
$16.95

Portugal

PGL73
Zilah Deckker
2009
64
1426303904
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Wander the charmed streets of Lisbon, once the heart of a powerful empire, with this illustrated guide from National Geographic.
$27.90

Wild Ocean, Sharks, Whales, Rays, and Other Endangered Sea Creatures

OCE193
Matt Dembicki
Consortium
2014
156
1938486382
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Geared for ages 8 and up, this comic book tells the tales of 12 endangered sea animals, including the hawksbill turtle, bluefin tuna and hammerhead shark. Produced in cooperation with non-profit PangeaSeed.
$19.95