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The Best American Travel Writing 2001

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Houghton Mifflin
ContributionsPaul Theroux (Adapter, Editor), Jason Wilson (Series Editor, Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7603793M
ISBN 100618118780
ISBN 139780618118786
OCLC/WorldCa48081655

Already a best-selling addition to the series, this year’s Best American Travel Writing is a far-flung collection chosen by travel writer extraordinaire Paul Theroux, who has selected pieces about “the spell in the wilderness, the letter home from foreign parts, the dangerous adventure, the sentimental journey, the exposé, the shocking revelation, the eyewitness report, the ordeal, the /5(10).

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Already a best-selling addition to the series, this year’s Best American Travel Writing is a far-flung collection chosen by travel writer extraordinaire Paul Theroux, who has selected pieces about “the spell in the wilderness, the letter home from foreign parts, the dangerous adventure, the sentimental journey, the exposé, the shocking revelation, the eyewitness report, the ordeal, the.

The Best American Travel Writing (The Best American Series ®) (Paperback) By Jason Wilson (Editor), Paul Theroux (Consultant editor) Mariner Books,pp. Publication Date: Octo Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (11/3/) Paperback (10/1/) Paperback (10/5/) Paperback (10/8/).

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This year’s guest editor – a different one is chosen for each volume – is none other than the godfather of contemporary American travel writing, Paul s: Our fascination with travel has never been so well represented as in this new addition to the Best American series: a wide-ranging compendium of the best travel writing published inculled from more than three hundred magazines, newspapers, and Web sites.

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The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best pieces to publish.

Our fascination with travel has never been so well represented as in this new addition to the Best American series: a wide-ranging compendium of the best travel writing published inculled from more than three hundred magazines, newspapers, and Web sites.

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The writer imbues that moment with everything that he or she has. Tim Cahill writes in his introduction to The Best American Travel Writing"'Story' is the essence of the travel essay. Stories are the way we organize the chaos in our lives, orchestrate voluminous factual material, and -- if we are very good -- shed some light on the human condition.".

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