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Patagonian Frontiers

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXPAT154

Item EXPAT154. Buy these 6 items as a set for $105 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

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

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

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

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

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

Buenos Aires Map

ARG38
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866090692
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
$9.95

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

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

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

Rounding the Horn

PAT65
Dallas Murphy
Hachette
2005
358
0465047602
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A sailor at heart, Dallas Murphy gets himself down to Ushuaia, embarks a sturdy vessel and heads out to experience the wind and weather of Tierra del Fuego. In his informative account, Dallas interweaves plenty of history, a little rather naive politics and the story of his own adventures.
$18.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Secret in Their Eyes

ARG122
Eduardo Sacheri
Other Press
2011
384
1590514505
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Basis for the 2010 Oscar-winning film and a portrait of 1970s Buenos Aires, Sacheri's novel-within-a-novel follows Benjamin Chaparro, a retired clerk in the Palace of Justice, who sets out to write a novel about a case that has haunted him for decades.
$17.95

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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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

Idle Days in Patagonia

PAT27
W.H. Hudson
Trafalgar Square
2005
155
1845880242
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
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.
$22.00

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

Around Cape Horn

PAT68
Irving Johnson
Mystic Seaport Museum
1986
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Captain Irving Johnson memorably narrates this documentary of his 1929 voyage as a young man aboard the Peking, featuring a remarkable sequence about the ship rounding the Horn in a storm.
$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

For Kids

Spanish Flash Cards

GEN203
Inc. Berlitz International
Berlitz
2016
50
1780044658
BOXED
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the Spanish word on the reverse.
$8.99

Worth Looking For

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