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A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad (George & Sattin)
     

A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad (George & Sattin)

by Don George (Editor), Anthony Sattin (Editor)
 

We've all dreamt of escaping to a House Somewhere. In this collection some of the finest names in contemporary travel writing reveal the perils and pleasures of exchanging the familiar for the foreign.

Isabel Allende discovers love and paradise in California, Pico Iyer finds home in Japan amidst the alien and indecipherable, and a dank barge on the Seine opens up

Overview

We've all dreamt of escaping to a House Somewhere. In this collection some of the finest names in contemporary travel writing reveal the perils and pleasures of exchanging the familiar for the foreign.

Isabel Allende discovers love and paradise in California, Pico Iyer finds home in Japan amidst the alien and indecipherable, and a dank barge on the Seine opens up a new side of Paris for Mort Rosenblum.

Revealing the flip side to the dream, relocating to the juicy heart of New York proves fiery for Lily Brett, Chris Stewart is frightened for his life in Andalucia, and the plumbing in William Dalrymple's rooftop Delhi flat is held to ransom by his water-conserving landlady.

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Library Journal
...insightful and highly entertaining...a facsinating anthology representing some of our best writers.
— Library Journal, December 2002

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781740594196
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Travel Literature Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Don George writes Salon.com's weekly travel column, "Wanderlust," and was the founder and editor of its award-winning travel site. Prior to joining Salon, he was travel editor at the San Francisco Examiner. He lives with his wife and two children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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