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Travelers' Tales Spain: True Stories

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Journey into Spain with some of the world's best writers, and discover a country of heightened senses, bougainvillea blossoming in crimson and orange, and air pungent with sizzling olive oil. Readers travel the ancient road to Santiago, get a glimpse of Pamplona during the running of the bulls, walk in Don Quixote's footsteps on a midlife quest, and follow a woman's dream to study the "male" art of flamenco guitar. These soulful stories of travel in a land poised between the old world and new. Gabriel Garcia ...
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Overview

Journey into Spain with some of the world's best writers, and discover a country of heightened senses, bougainvillea blossoming in crimson and orange, and air pungent with sizzling olive oil. Readers travel the ancient road to Santiago, get a glimpse of Pamplona during the running of the bulls, walk in Don Quixote's footsteps on a midlife quest, and follow a woman's dream to study the "male" art of flamenco guitar. These soulful stories of travel in a land poised between the old world and new. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Barbara Kingsolver, Calvin Trillin, and Penelope Casas are among the authors featured.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885211781
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2002
  • Series: Travelers' Tales Guides Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 475
  • Product dimensions: 5.16 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 0.95 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2003

    A Glimpse into Spanish Life, Culture, and History

    A book I could not put down. Fascinating stories that are so well written I could imagine myself there! These tales will transport you into the land of Don Quixote and make you want to go to Spain. It is such a diverse land as well as being the second most visited country in the world. If you are planning a trip to Spain reading this book will give you a feel for the land and what to expect. Travel guides are good for information, but they do not put their finger on the heartbeat of the country as this book does.

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