Literary Trips: Following in the Footsteps of Fame, כרך 1

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Victoria Brooks
GreatestEscapes.com Pub., 2000 - 362 עמודים
"The excitement of finding something strange consists precisely in noting its strangeness," says Paul Bowles in the foreword. In his final bit of writing before his death, Bowles hit on the driving force that impels the best travel writers: the urge to tell someone about their trips. In this book, they find the opportunity, bringing readers along on their journeys to places made unique and fascinating by the works of the best writers in literature. "The feet that are being followed belong to outstanding literary figures. The feet following them are exceptional travel writers." - Toronto Star
 

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Literary Trips 2: Following in the Footsteps of Fame (Greatestescapes.Com)

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Like the first volume (Literary Trips, LJ 9/15/00), Volume 2 combines essays on prominent authors and the places they were known for, followed by "The Writer's Trail," which provides practical travel ... קרא סקירה מלאה

Literary trips: following in the footsteps of fame

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While many travel books follow in the footsteps of writers, this collection of 23 short essays is a bit different. Focusing on famous writers and the locales for which they were well knownDsuch as ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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Dreaming in Tangier
3
Arabian Nights in Jordan
21
Chasing Ghosts in Bombay
35
Walkabout in Australia
53
Paradise Lost in Vancouver
71
Visions of San Francisco
87
Coal Miners Son in New Mexico
101
Prairie Days in Minnesota
117
To Have and Have Not in Cuba
203
Seduced by Jamaica
223
John Stephens and Frederick Catherwood Mayan Adventure in Mexico
239
Magic and Mystery in Ireland
253
Swept Away on the Yorkshire Moors
269
WinniethePooh in Ashdown Forest
281
Agatha Christie and Jane Austen Trekking Through Southern England
293
Continental Europe
307

North America East
129
Streetcar Named New Orleans
131
Scarlett and the Right Stuff in Atlanta
147
Top of the World in New York
161
Connecticut Southerner in Yankee Land
175
Poetry and Passion in Ottawa
187
Caribbean and Latin America
201
Inner and Outer Journeys in Norway
309
The Lost Generation American Expatriates in Paris
323
Frankensteins Mother in Geneva
343
Biographies
351
Index
355
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