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The Best Women's Travel Writing 2009: True Stories from Around the World [NOOK Book]

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This best-selling, award-winning series presents the finest accounts of women who have traveled to the ends of the earth to discover new places, peoples — and themselves. The common threads connecting the stories are a woman’s perspective and lively storytelling to make the reader laugh, cry, wish she were there, or be glad she wasn’t. From breaking the gender barrier on a soccer field in Kenya to learning the art of French cooking in a damp cellar in the Loire Valley to hitchhiking through Mexico in the 1960s, ...
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The Best Women's Travel Writing 2009: True Stories from Around the World

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Overview

This best-selling, award-winning series presents the finest accounts of women who have traveled to the ends of the earth to discover new places, peoples — and themselves. The common threads connecting the stories are a woman’s perspective and lively storytelling to make the reader laugh, cry, wish she were there, or be glad she wasn’t. From breaking the gender barrier on a soccer field in Kenya to learning the art of French cooking in a damp cellar in the Loire Valley to hitchhiking through Mexico in the 1960s, the points of view and perspectives are global and the themes eclectic, including stories that encompass spiritual growth, hilarity and misadventure, high adventure, romance, solo journeys, stories of service to humanity, family travel, and encounters with exotic cuisine.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932361995
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Series: Best Women's Travel Writing
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,267,241
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Lucy McCauley’s travel essays have appeared in such publications as The Atlantic Monthly, The Los Angeles Times, Harvard Review, Science & Spirit, and Salon.com. She is series editor of Best Women’s Travel Writing, and editor of three other Travelers’ Tales anthologies—Spain (1995), Women in the Wild (1998), and A Woman’s Path (2000), all of which have been reissued in the last few years. In addition, she has written case studies in Latin America for Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and now works as a developmental editor for publishers such as Harvard Business School Press.
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  • Posted September 29, 2009

    marvelous writing

    These essays certainly tempt the reader to go where the authors have been armed with some entertaining information. THe only problem is that the women's travel books are rarely available in the stores and have to be special ordered. Not good... Should keep at least one copy in the stores to be replaced when sold.

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