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I Married the Klondike

CND415
Laura Beatrice Berton
Harbour
2005
231
1550173332
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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A Canadian classic, Berton's vivid memoir of life as a teacher in Dawson City during the gold rush and beyond (she stayed 25 years) has been anthologized, serialized and televised over the years since its first publication.
$18.95

The Towers of Trebizond

TKY15
Rose MacAulay, Jan Morris (Introduction)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2012
277
159017058X
PAPER
Literature
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0
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Mixing high farce, archaeology, history and lively travel writing, Rose MacAulay's impossibly witty short novel is back in a new edition. Originally published in 1956, MacAulay follows the adventures of English missionaries traipsing across Turkey from Istanbul to Trebizond.
$16.00

The Egg and I

PNW51
Betty MacDonald
HarperCollins
2008
287
0060914289
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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0
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MacDonald's uproarious tale of raising chickens and children on a dilapidated 40-acre farm on the rainy, remote Olympic Peninsula.
$13.99

Forbidden Journey

CAS101
Ella Maillart
Northwestern University Press
2003
312
0810119854
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
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Maillart's classic account of her journey with Peter Fleming from Peking across the Taklamaken through Xinjiang to Kashmir.
$22.95

Ecuador, A Travel Journal

EDR16
Henri Michaux, Robin Magowan (Translator)
Northwestern
2001
144
0810160919
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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1
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A brief, querulous and entirely wonderful narrative of the modernist painter Michaux's travels with the poet Gangotena, strong on color and personality. Its many pleasures include an unbeatable description of Quito's accursed mountain weather.
$17.95

Hindoo Holiday

IDA115
J.R. Ackerley
NYRB
2000
300
0940322250
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
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0
Ackerley traipses across India as the English tutor to a handsome and extravagantly homosexual maharajah in this comic, beautifully written novel masquerading as a travelogue.
$17.95

Peking Story

CHN264
David Kidd
NYRB
2003
208
1590170407
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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0
0
0
A wry tribute to a lost way of life and time in Beijing. Kidd writes with humor and sweet nostalgia of the privileged and eccentric Lu family in the years around the 1948 Communist Revolution.
$15.95

Keep the River on Your Right

AMZ11
Tobias Schneebaum
Grove Press
1982
184
0802131336
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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0
0
0
The haunting, lyrical acount of a young man's time among the Akarama people of the Peruvian Amazon in the 1950s.
$14.00

Constantinople

TKY102
Edmondo De Amicis, Stephen Parkin (Translator)
Trafalgar Square
2013
352
1847492665
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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Originally published in 1877, Edmondo De Amicis' entertaining sketches of the people, architecture, daily life and customs of the city show all the freshness of a young writer's first impressions of a great city.
$16.95

The Riddle of the Sands

GER60
Erskine Childers
Penguin
2011
288
0143106325
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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Memorably set on the German coast of the North Sea and Baltic, Childer's influential classic, a forerunner of the modern spy novel, unveils Germany's secret plans to invade Britain. Originally publsihed in 1903.
$17.00

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The Wind Birds, Shorebirds of North America

BRD02
Peter Matthiessen
Chapters Publishing
1996
168
1881527379
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A series of lyrical essays on the ecology and behavior of North America's shorebirds.
$12.95

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The Wind Birds, Shorebirds of North America

BRD02
Peter Matthiessen
Chapters Publishing
1996
168
1881527379
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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A series of lyrical essays on the ecology and behavior of North America's shorebirds.
$12.95