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Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile

CHI06
Sara Wheeler
Modern Library
1996
304
0375753656
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
British author Sara Wheeler deploys her wit, intelligence and powerful investigative skills on the Republic of Chile in this insightful travelogue.
$18.00

Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion

CHI38
Katherine Silver (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
256
1883513138
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce both the country and a host of contemporary writers.
$14.95

A Wildlife Guide to Chile

CHI77
Sharon Chester
Princeton University Press
2008
392
0691129762
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Chester's splendid guide, featuring 120 color plates, covers the wildlife, plants and natural history of Chile from the Atacama Desert and Patagonia to Easter Island and Antarctica.
$22.95

Insight Guide Chile

CHI03
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780051913
PAPER
Guidebook
6/1/2016
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.99

Chile Adventure Map

CHI05
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955467
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This National Geographic Adventure map includes a clear view of Chile from Laguna San Rafael south to Cape Horn (1,1,750,000).
$11.95

Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile

PAT59
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2002
1
1879568950
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:400,00) covers the mid-section of Chile and Argentina from Bariloche across to Puerto Montt and Temuco.
$14.95

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

PAT19
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
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.
$12.95

Santiago & Central Chile Map

CHI34
ITMB
ITMB
2011
1
1553417364
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A travel map of Santiago, shown at a scale of 1:12,500 including an inset of the subway system. Plus, on the reverse, a map of central Chile at a scale of 1:750,000 with an inset of Easter Island.
$11.95

Culture Smart! Chile

CHI74
Caterina Perrone
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333411
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Wallpaper City Guide Santiago

CHI92
Rachael Moloney
Phaidon Press
2014
103
0714866520
PAPER
Guidebook
2/17/2014
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

Tasting Chile, A Celebration of Authentic Chilean Foods and Wines

CHI64
Daniel Joelson
Hippocrene Books
2013
269
0781813190
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
With recipes from restaurants and home chefs across Chile, this compilation is a great introduction to Chilean cuisine, and an excellent resource for anyone interested in trying out Chilean traditional dishes at home. Includes information on pairing wines with dishes and a basic overview of wine producers and varieties in Chile.
$16.95

Corcovado National Park, Chile's Wilderness Jewel

CHI94
Antonio Vizcaino (Photographer)
Perseus
2014
232
0984693211
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
10/14/2014
0
0
0
0
In this gorgeous collection, photographer Antonio Vizcaino beautifully captures the pristine wilderness of coastlines of southern Chile. Interspersed are short essays about the park and a foreword by former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos.
$95.00

Deep Down Dark

CHI97
Hector Tobar
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2015
336
1250074851
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Journalist Tobar brings to light the stories of the 33 men who were trapped for 69 days in the San Jose Mine outside of Copiapo, Chile in 2010 through this spirited survival tale that ultimately probes the soul of Chile itself.
$16.00

Forgotten Continent

SAM123
Michael Reid
Yale University Press
2009
400
0300151209
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
$26.00

The Voyage of the Beagle, Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard Fitzroy's Famous Survey Ship

GPS124
James Taylor
Macmillan
2016
192
1844863271
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The perfect supplement for lovers of Darwin’s classic account (GPS02), this history mixes antique and new illustrations, letters, diary entries, official narratives and charts produced by shipboard artists.
$30.00

Voyage of the Beagle

GPS02
Charles Darwin
Modern Library
2002
468
0375756809
PAPER
Exploration
1
1
0
0
The wide-eyed tale of a young man on a five-year voyage that changed his life -- and our way of thinking about the world. First published in 1839, it is still a marvelous introduction to the wildlife, nature and allure of South America.
$16.00

Voyaging, Southward from the Strait of Magellan

CHI29
Rockwell Kent
Wesleyan University Press
2000
208
0819564095
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An illustrated account of Rockwell's foolhardy voyage with a madman through magnificent Tierra del Fuego in a jury-rigged lifeboat. Both the text and striking woodcut illustrations communicate this dangerous landscape's dynamic character.
$19.95

Desert Memories, Journeys Through the Chilean North

CHI53
Ariel Dorfman
National Geographic
2003
304
0792262409
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A quest for national history, personal memories and family origins in the Atacama by the noted playwright, novelist and essayist. The legacy of mining, Pinochet and the author's own history are woven into this meditative account.
$21.00

In Patagonia

PAT01
Bruce Chatwin
Penguin
1989
204
0142437190
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There is no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin.
$17.00

The Dictator's Shadow, Life Under Augusto Pinochet

CHI79
Heraldo Munoz
Hachette
2008
345
0465002501
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A gripping memoir of life in Chile under Pinochet, the horrors perpetrated by his regime, his complex character and what it took to overthrow him by Chile's current ambassador to the United Nations.
$35.00

Five Decades, Poems 1925-1970

CHI10
Pablo Neruda
Grove Press
1974
464
0802130356
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A bilingual edition of 138 poems by the great Pablo Neruda, drawn from his entire career. Neruda is the quintessential South American poet: lyrical, engaging and bristling with life.
$15.00

Ines of My Soul

CHI73
Isabel Allende
HarperCollins Publishers
2007
321
0061161535
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Allende turns the amazing life of Spanish conquistadora and founder of Santiago, Ines Suarez (1507-1580), into a gripping novel.
$14.99

The House of the Spirits

CHI02
Isabel Allende, Magda Bogin (Translator)
Dial Press
1993
433
0553273914
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A remarkably imagined tale of four generations, much in the spirit of Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, centered on a land-owning tyrant, and his wife, daughter and grandchild.
$16.00

Birds of Chile

CHI50
Alvaro Jaramillo
Princeton University Press
2003
240
0691117403
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, comprehensive guide with superb color plates also includes Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
$35.00

Birds of South America, Passerines

SAM221
Ber Van Perlo
Princeton University Press
2015
464
0691167966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This sturdy guide to the perching birds of South America covers every known species, even those found on offshore islands like the Galapagos. The illustrated profiles cover 1,952 birds and include range maps and information on habitat, identification and vocalizations.
$29.95

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

SAM12
Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
Princeton University Press
2001
224
0691090351
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
$29.95

For Kids

Mariana and the Merchild: A Folk Tale from Chile

CHI54
Caroline Pitcher, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2000
32
0802852041
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A gorgeously illustrated retelling of a traditional Chilean tale.
$17.00

Chile

CHI87
Marion Morrison
Heinemann
2011
48
1432952226
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the illustrated and informative Countries Around the World series, geared for ages 8-11.
$9.95

My Name is Gabriela

CHI101
Monica Brown
Northland Publishing
2005
28
0873588592
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Written for ages 4 to 8, this children's biography describes the life of poet Gabriela Mistral, the first woman from Latin America to win a Nobel Prize. Born in Chile, Gabriela loves words, sounds and stories; she inspires people across the world to let their voices be heard.
$15.95

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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

What Am I Doing Here?

PAT02
Bruce Chatwin
Viking
1990
366
0140115773
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A delightful collection of essays by one of our favorite travel writers, capturing the allure of the land and its wildlife and history. Includes a great chapter on his visit to Chiloe Island.
$17.00

Wind, Sand and Stars

DES11
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Harvest Books
1967
229
0156027496
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
St. Exupery's luminous account of flying early postal routes over South America, Europe and the deserts of North Africa in the 1930s includes the classic tale of his crash in the Libyan desert.
$13.95

Night Flight

PAT09
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Harcourt Books
1986
87
0156656051
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
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.
$12.95

The Old Patagonian Express

PAT08
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
1997
404
039552105X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Combining history, anecdote and acutely observed detail on people and place, Theroux begins his journey on a Boston subway car and works his way south via rail, plane and truck to the Patagonian railroad in this enthralling narrative.
$16.95

The Discoverers

EXP01
Daniel Boorstin
Vintage Books
1985
745
0394726251
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This wide-ranging and readable account of exploration by Daniel Boorstin includes a chapter on some of the great sea voyages, including Magellan's voyage to Tierra del Fuego and Cook's extraordinary journey into the Southern Ocean.
$20.00

The Moon by Whalelight and Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodiles, and Whales

PAT03
Diane Ackerman
Random House
1992
250
0679742263
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Delightful essays combining anecdote, observation and natural history, featuring a long chapter on Roger Payne and his work on the right whales of Peninsula Valdes.
$16.00

Two Years Before the Mast

PAT06
Richard H. Dana
Penguin
1986
572
0140390081
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The visceral, gripping account of life at sea during an 1838 voyage from Boston to California that took seaman Richard H. Dana around Cape Horn.
$16.00

Cape Horn

PAT10
Felix Riesenberg, William A. Briesemeister
Ox Bow Press
1985
450
1881987043
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Magellan, Drake and Darwin are all covered in Captain Riesenberg's lively tale of exploration and discovery, first published in 1939. A master mariner, Reisenberg draws on his own long association with seafaring and the sea.
$39.95

The Far Side of the World

SAM01
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
366
0393308626
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
O'Brian takes readers on an adventure around Cape Horn in this enthralling Aubrey and Maturin tale, featuring evocative descriptions of the wildlife of Patagonia and Galapagos and a vivid portrait of Nelson's British Navy.
$15.95

Southern South America Map

SAM04
ITMB
ITMB
2011
2
1553410823
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handsome physical map showing the southern half of South America. At a scale of 1:2,800,000.
$14.95

Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island

CHI04
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
480
1742207804
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide includes a chapter on Easter Island in addition to a comprehensive overview of Chile, its history and culture.
$26.99

Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent

SAM08
Alexander von Humboldt
Penguin
1996
310
0140445536
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This is the book that Darwin took on his voyage around the world -- a classic account of naturalist and explorer Humboldt's 18th-century discoveries in South America.
$18.00

Far Away and Long Ago

SAM11
W.H. Hudson
Sickle Moon
2006
338
0907871747
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Hudson's enthralling childhood remembrances are rich with descriptions of the landscapes, birds and nature of Argentina.
$34.95

Mammals of the Neotropics: The Southern Cone, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay

SAM14
John F. Eisenberg, Kent H. Redford
University of Chicago Press
1992
460
0226706826
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Organized taxonomically, this thorough volume of species accounts includes external measurements, physical descriptions, geographical distribution, and information on their habitats.
$81.00

Memoirs

CHI24
Pablo Neruda
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2001
384
0374527539
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The autobiography of the great poet, traveler and observer of events.
$18.00

Gabriela Mistral, Selected Prose and Prose-Poems

CHI16
Stephen Tapscott (Editor), Gabriela Mistral
University of Texas Press
2004
304
0292752601
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Selected prose by the Chilean Nobel laureate as edited and translated by Stephen Tapscott. Part of the Texas Pan American Literature in Translation Series.
$25.00

Pablo Neruda, Absence and Presence

CHI15
Luis Poirot (Photographer), Alastair Reid (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
189
0393306437
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A tribute to Neruda featuring photographs by Luis Poirot, anecdotes by friends and colleagues and a selection of his poetry.
$35.00

Pablo Neruda, Selected Poems

CHI19
Nathaniel Tarn (Editor)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1990
508
0395544181
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive anthology of Neruda's poetry edited by Nathaniel Tarn. Each poem is presented in both English and the original Spanish.
$17.95

Curfew

CHI21
Jose Donoso
Grove Press
1993
320
0802133819
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in bellavista just after the death of Pablo Neruda's widow, this novel evokes the atmosphere of Santiago under Pinochet.
$14.00

Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry, A Bilingual Anthology

SAM28
Stephen Tapscott (Editor)
University of Texas Press
1996
418
0292781407
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This scholarly anthology of 400 poems, presented in the original language (Spanish or Portuguese) and English. Selections include poems from Octavio Paz, Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges.
$29.95

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

PAT22
Marcelo D. Beccaceci
Pangaea
1999
124
0963018035
PAPER
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English.
$24.95

Latin American Art

SAM33
John F. Scott
University Press of Florida
2000
240
0813018269
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A popular survey for undergraduate art students, this general history of the arts in Latin America ranges from pre-history to the present. Includes illustrations, maps and a chronology.
$29.95

Footprint Chile Handbook

CHI31
Charlie Nurse
Footprint Handbooks
2016
560
1910120952
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A general overview of Chile and practical travel detail on where to go and what to do. Essential for the independent traveler, this book is built for the road with sturdy covers and a sewn binding.
$24.99

Blue at the Mizzen

CHI33
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
2000
272
039332107X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this, the last exciting episode of the series, Captain Aubrey's crew sails to South America to help Chile gain independence from Spain.
$15.95

Antigua and My Life Before

CRB121
Marcela Serrano, Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator)
Doubleday
2000
368
0385498020
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Santiago, Chile, and the Guatemalan city of Antigua, this is the story of two women --- one a famous singer, the other an artist/architect -- and a tragic shooting that sparks off memories of their friendship.
$16.95

Southern Night Sky

SCI30
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2001
1583551689
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A glow in the dark laminated card showing the most conspicuous stars, constellations and celestial objects of the Southern Hemisphere.
$7.95

The Settlement of the Americas, A New Prehistory

NAM52
Thomas D. Dillehy
Hachette
2001
384
0465076696
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A well received, engaging survey of new theories on the peopling of the Americas; controversial yet convincing, Dillehy focuses his arguments around his findings at Monte Verde in Chile.
$29.95

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring

SAM44
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
1120
1786571188
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, detailed practical guide to traveling in South America.
$29.99

South America, The Andes Map

SAM47
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2005
2
3865740677
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
The full range of the Andes and the Pacific coast of South America.
$13.95

Trekking and Climbing in the Andes

AND34
Val Pitkethly, Kate Harper
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
192
1566567157
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide to treks and climbs in the Andes, including Torres del Paine, Fitzroy, The Inca Trail, Cordillera Huayhuash and Cotopaxi.
$20.00

Conquistadors

SAM48
Michael Wood
University of California Press
2002
288
0520236912
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, illustrated account of the Spanish conquest of the New World by the intrepid writer-filmmaker Michael Wood.
$34.95

Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

SAM52
Matthew Restall
Oxford University Press
2004
272
0195176111
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this provocative book, Restall tackles Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro and the misconceptions surrounding them. The conquisadores most certainly did not conquer the Americas with a handful of men, nor were they received as gods.
$19.99

On the Blue Shore of Silence, Poems of the Sea

CHI58
Pablo Neruda, Alastair Reid (Translator), Mary Heebner (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
2004
64
0060591846
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A beautifully produced, bilingual anthology, published in celebration of the centennial of Neruda's birth. The book features well-chosen poems on the theme of the sea and stunning accompanying paintings.
$26.99

Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead

SCI77
Heather Pringle
Hyperion
2003
384
0786884630
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A surprisingly lively informative account of an arcane but fascinating area of research.
$13.95

Yanomami, The Fierce Controversy and What We Might Learn from It

SAM67
Robert Borofsky (Editor)
University of California Press
2005
397
0520244044
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A study of the controversy surrounding anthropological studies of the Yanomami.
$29.95

The Last Time Around Cape Horn, The Historic 1949 Voyage of the Windjammer Pamir

PAT69
William F. Stark, Peter Stark (Introduction)
Carroll & Graff
2004
256
0786714611
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The unstinting memoir of the then 22-year-old rookie aboard the famous windjammer Pamir.
$16.99

Traveling with Che Guevara, The Making of a Revolutionary

SAM68
Alberto Granado, Lucia Alvarez de Toledo (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
240
1557046395
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Granado's classic account of his travels with Che Guevara via motorbike through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela.
$15.99

Residence on Earth

CHI61
Pablo Neruda, Donald D. Walsh (Translator), Jim Harrison (Introduction)
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2004
366
0811215814
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A classic anthology in a bilingual edition, re-published in 2004 to coincide with the centennial of the great poet's birth.
$17.95

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Spanish

SPN257
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743523555
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Four audio CDs with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Spanish, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

Spanish, A Language Map

SPN259
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
1999
0944502040
PLASTIC CARD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly-needed words and phrases.
$8.95

The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes: Chile

CHI68
Jua Linz (Editor)
Johns Hopkins University Press
1978
144
0801820103
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This compact,systematic review of the regimes of Latin American provides a framework for understanding the dynamics of political change.
$28.00

Chile Map

CHI71
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866091885
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy laminated road map of Chile in full color at a scale of 1:2,000,000, with supplementary maps.
$10.95

Last Evenings on Earth

CHI72
Roberto Bolano, Chris Andrews (Translator)
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2007
256
0811216888
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Striking stories of young men adrift in an inhospitable Latin America, written by a man who was himself intimate with exile.
$15.95

My Tender Matador

CHI75
Pedro Lemebel
Grove Press
2005
170
0802141870
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An aging drag queen takes up with a handsome, young revolutionary in this charming love story, a vivid portrayal of the end of Pinochet's regime -- the dictator himself is also a character.
$13.00

Fodor's Chile with Easter Island & Patagonia

CHI81
Adam Taplin (Editor)
Fodor's
2015
480
1101878177
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent all-around practical guide to the attractions, cultures and natural history of Chile.
$26.99

Moon Handbook Chile, Including Easter Island

CHI82
Wayne Bernhardson
Avalon Travel Publishing
2013
779
1612383327
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of the region's culture and history.
$23.99

Torres Del Paine, Trekking in Chile's Premier National Park

CHI84
Rudolf Abraham
Cicerone
2010
224
1852845937
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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This hiking guide covers the Torres del Paine Circuit in Chile and 10 shorter excursions, including two just over the border in Argentina.
$24.95

Viva Travel Guides Chile

CHI85
Paula Newton (Editor)
National Book Network
2010
598
0979126479
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide draws on the Viva online community for its in-depth recommendations.
$25.99

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

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2015
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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.
$12.95

Chile Highlights

CHI89
Bradt Travel Guides
Bradt Publications
2013
282
184162408X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact Highlights guide summarizes the country's top spots and helps travelers select the optimum route for an organized tour or when planning a self-drive trip.
$24.99

The Chile Reader, History, Culture, Politics

CHI90
Elizabeth Quay Hutchison
Duke
2013
640
0822353601
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This eclectic reader for the student or traveler captures more than 500 years of Chilean history, with an emphasis on the past half-century. Including interviews, travel diaries, diplomatic cables, cartoons and photographs.
$29.95

Extravagaria

CHI91
Pablo Neruda
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2001
304
0374512388
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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A collection of 68 lyric poems reflecting on landscape and home, penned by the poet on the Isla Negra on the Pacific coast of Chile after a period of extensive wandering.
$16.00

The Great Inka Road

SAM205
Ramiro Matos
Smithsonian Institution Press
2015
240
1588344959
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
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An astute collection of essays on the "Qhapaq Nan" (the Great Inca Road), covering its engineering, practical uses and the great civilization that built it. Includes more than 225 full-color illustrations.
$40.00

Rough Guide to Chile

CHI98
Shafik Meghji
Rough Guides
2015
528
0241014956
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Chile in the hip, literate and very infomative Rough Guide style. It's divided cleanly between practical information and illuminating background on culture and history.
$25.99

Patagonia, La Ultima Esperanza

PAT90
MacDuff Everton
University of Texas Press
2012
235
0938531026
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
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0
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Spectacular panoramic photographs by Macduff Everton are paired with the meditative prose of book artist Mary Heebner to present a portrait of a lesser-known, but sublimely beautiful region of Patagonia: Chile's Last Hope Province.
$65.00

Intimacies, Poems of Love

CHI99
Pablo Neruda
HarperCollins
2008
82
0061492167
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This volume of selected love poetry by Chilean writer Pablo Neruda evokes the intimate way the Nobel Laureate approached the world. This deluxe edition features translations from acclaimed poet Alastair Reid and paintings by California artist Mary Heebner.
$27.95

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

Andes Map

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At a 1:400,000,000 scale, this convenient full-color map, printed on tear and water-resistant paper, shows the stretch of the Andes and the South American coast from the tip of the continent down to Cape Horn. Includes insets of Buenos Aires, Santiago, La Paz, Lima and Bogota. 27" x 39"
$12.95

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

SAM233
W. S. Merwin (Translator), Pablo Neruda
Penguin
2006
60
0143039962
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
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Originally published in 1923, when the author was just 19 years old, this short collection brought Pablo Neruda international recognition. In almost 100 years in print, the controversial, erotic work has become the best-selling book of Spanish poetry in history, inspiring generations of writers and lovers.
$13.00

Worth Looking For

Trekking in the Patagonian Andes

PAT12
Carolyn McCarthy
Lonely Planet Publications
2009
308
1741044677
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
With trail maps and route descriptions of walks and treks throughout Patagonia, including Torres del Paine and Glacier National Park.
$24.99

Liberators, Latin America's Struggle for Independence 1810-1830

SAM35
Robert Harvey
Overlook Press
2002
561
158567284X
PAPER
History
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0
0
1
Focused on the heroism and derring-do of seven legendary men, Harvey tells the story of Simon Bolivar, General Jose de San Martin and other greats in the fight for independence.
$18.95

My Invented Country

CHI52
Isabel Allende
HarperCollins
2004
224
0060545674
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
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.
$13.99

Chilean Wine: The Heritage, a Journey from the Origins of the Vine to the Present

CHI65
Rodrigo Alvarado
Aa Balkema
2004
206
1891267809
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
1
Alvarado does justice to the long winemaking tradition of Chile in this narrative, which explores the history of Chile's vineyards and wine production. Ideal for anyone on the path to becoming a connoisseur, or interested in gaining a deeper understanding of this long-standing tradition in Chile.
$39.95

The Nixon Administration And The Death Of Allende's Chile, A Case Of Assisted Suicide

CHI69
Jonathan Haslam
Verso
2005
255
1844670309
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
This political history of the rise and fall of Allende's regime uncovers how the US, Cuba, and the Soviet Union contributed to the demise of the communist and socialist parties in Chile.
$23.00