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Patagonia

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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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Essential Reading Package-EXPAT158

Item EXPAT158. Buy these 6 items as a set for $98 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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 Whispering Land

PAT13
Gerald Durrell
Penguin Putnam
2006
240
0143037080
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A sparkling account of an eight-month jaunt on the trail of fur seals, guanaco, parrots and other Patagonian marvels. Excellent family reading.
$15.00

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

Moon Handbook Patagonia

PAT73
Wayne Bernhardson
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
550
1612389120
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 history and destinations throughout Patagonia.
$21.99

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Buenos Aires

ARG92
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
128
1465429646
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions.
$14.00

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

Los Glaciares National Park

PAT58
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2004
1
1879568438
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful map of the popular areas of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares at a scale of 1:230,000, providing an overview of the area and highlighting points of interest.
$14.95

Torres del Paine Map

CHI12
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2008
1
1879568357
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed walking map (1:80,000) includes trekking routes, refuges and color topography.
$14.95

Buenos Aires, A Cultural Guide

BZL130
Nick Caistor
Interlink Publishing Group
2014
224
1566566304
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This cultural guide looks at the history of Buenos Aires, examining how culture over time has shaped the city.
$17.00

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

Buenos Aires, A Cultural History

ARG21
Jason Wilson
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
249
156656347x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions.
$15.00

Patagonia, A Cultural History

PAT81
Chris Moss
Oxford University Press
2008
328
0195342496
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A journalist with the Buenos Aires Herald, Moss follows a colorful cast of characters -- from Magellan and Darwin to mad kings, gauchos, and Nazi fugitives -- in this vivid overview of the culture and history of Patagonia.
$28.95

Evita, The Real Life of Eva Peron

ARG03
Nicholas Fraser
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
222
0393315754
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Separating fact from myth, Fraser traces Evita’s life from her humble origins to her place as a revered cult figure, also exploring Peronism and Argentine politics of the 1930s and 1940s.
$15.95

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

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

Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion

ARG97
Jill Gibian (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2010
256
1883513197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce the landscapes and culture of Argentina, from the Andes to the Pampas, through the eyes of its writers.
$14.95

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

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

Shantytown

ARG130
Cesar Aira
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2013
128
0811219119
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The Argentine modernist turns to noir in this inventive short crime novel set in the slums of Buenos Aires.
$13.95

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

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 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

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Voyage of the Beagle

GPS02
Charles Darwin
Modern Library
2002
468
0375756809
PAPER
Exploration
0
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

Labyrinths, Selected Stories and Other Writings

ARG09
Jorge Borges
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
240
0811216993
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The best known work by this extraordinary Argentinian writer. Sometimes bizarre, always hilarious and thought-provoking, this dazzling collection of stories is well worth the effort.
$15.95

Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

SAM02
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin Putnam
1987
280
0140255079
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Matthiessen recounts with wit, insight and style his odyssey to the Amazon and Andes, including Machu Picchu and Tierra del Fuego.
$16.00

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

Where the Earth Ends, A Journey Beyond Patagonia

PAT57
John Harrison
Parthian
2000
401
1902638689
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A spirited tale of adventures in the southern tip of South America, south from the Pampas and Patagonia to Punta Arenas, the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia -- and Antarctica.
$21.95

The Penguin History of Latin America

SAM53
Edwin Williamson
Penguin Putnam
2010
704
0141034750
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Beginning with the Spanish conquest, this brisk history covers questions of empire, colonialism and nationalism through the 1980s.
$21.00

Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America

SAF233
Eric Simons
Overlook Press
2010
304
1590202996
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Simons captures the exuberance and wide-eyed wonder of Darwin's adventures in South America in this refreshingly irreverent account.
$14.95