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A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson

Not long after I moved with my family to a small town in New Hampshire, I happened upon a path that vanished into a wood on the edge of town.' So begins Bill Bryson's hilarious book 'A Walk in the Woods. Following his return to Americ...

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Published: May 1998

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of ...

Jon Krakauer

When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin his long, dang...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventu...

Bill Bryson

The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing: Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson's valentine to his adopted country of England  In 1995 Bill Bryson got into his car and took a weeks-long far...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2016

The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's S...

Eric Weiner

Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the reader from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of 'un-unhappiness...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2008

In Tuscany

Frances Mayes

From the bestselling author whose memoirs BUnder the Sun/B and BBella Tuscany/B have captured the voluptuousness of Italian life comes a lavishly illustrated ode to the joys of Tuscany's people, food, landscapes, and art. BIn Tuscany/...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2000

The Great Psychedelic Armadillo Picni...

Kinky Friedman

Kinky Friedman, the original Texas Jewboy, takes us on a rollicking, rock-and-rolling tour of his favorite city: Austin.Maybe you want to know which restaurant President Bush rates as his favorite Austin burger joint. Or maybe you wan...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2004

The City of Falling Angels

John Berendt

It was seven years ago that Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil achieved a record-breaking four-year run on the New York Times bestseller list. John Berendt's inimitable brand of nonfiction brought the dark mystique of Savannah so...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Eu...

Bill Bryson

DIVHaving seen Europe with a rucksack on his back and a youthful spring in his step twenty years earlier, Bill Bryson decides to make a sentimental journey back to that familiar territory, to wander perilously through the minefields o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2013

Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an I...

Frances Mayes

In this sequel to her New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" (New York Times) lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's peop...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010

Travels

Michael Crichton

From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a deeply personal memoir full of fascinating adventures as he travels everywhere from the Mayan pyramids to Kilimanjaro.Fueled by a powerful curiosity—and by a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2015

Lost on Planet China: The Strange and...

J. Maarten Troost

The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation, or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2008

Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Note...

Bill Bryson

Notes from a Small IslandAfter nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to move his wife and kids back to his homeland of the United States. But not before taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of t...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields:...

Jeff Shaara

In this combination history and travel guide, historical novelist Jeff Shaara selects 10 key battlefields of the Civil War, telling what happened at each, why the battle was important, and what a modern-day traveler will see when visi...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2007

The Innocents Abroad: The New Pilgrim...

Mark Twain

In June 1867, Mark Twain set out for Europe and the Holy Land on the paddle steamer Quaker City. His enduring, no-nonsense guide for the first-time traveler also served as an antidote to the insufferably romantic travel books of the p...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2011

Land's End: A Walk In Provincetown

Michael Cunningham

In this celebration of one of America's oldest towns (incorporated in 1720), Michael Cunningham, author of the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hours/b, brings us Provincetown, one of the most idiosyncratic and extraordinary...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2004

Scott Amundsen: Their Race to the So...

Roland Huntford

The fascinating story of the explorers and their race to the South PoleAt the beginning of the 20th century, the South Pole was the most coveted prize in the modern age of exploration. In this brilliant dual biography, every detail of...

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Published: Aug 2009

Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden Worl...

Geraldine Brooks

The New Yorker – Australian writer Geraldine Brooks is now known internationally for her bestselling novels, but as a foreign correspondent Geraldine spent six years covering the Middle East. And when her poised and sophisticated as...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2012

Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal...

Richard Henry Dana

Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834 and published in 1840.While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles that affected h...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2010

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small ...

Bill Bryson

DIVAfter ten years in England, expatriate American Bill Bryson was gripped by an urge to return to the land of his youth. Borrowing his mother’s old Chevrolet, Bryson travelled 13,978 miles through thirty–eight states, seeing pret...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2013

Travels with Herodotus

Ryszard Kapuscinski

From the master of literary reportage whose acclaimed books include 'Shah of Shahs, The Emperor,' and 'The Shadow of the Sun,' an intimate account of his first youthful forays beyond the Iron Curtain. Just out of university in 1955, K...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

NPR Road Trips: National Park Adventu...

Various

Grand Canyon National Park is one of the planet's Seven Natural Wonders, with 4.4 million visitors each year. Who keeps them safe, fed, and happy? When the wind blows at White Sands National Monument, legend says the centuries-old gho...

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Published: Apr 2009

Instant Immersion Hawaiian (Instant I...

Topics Entertainment

Helps beginner through intermediate students learn Hawaiian using techniques based on the highly effective Euro Method (an intuitive approach that surrounds the listener with native speakers and a new culture), with successive lesson ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2005

Carsick: John Waters hitchhikes acros...

John Waters

A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdoJohn Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I'm Not Psycho," he hitchhikes acros...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2014

Washington Schlepped Here: Walking in...

Christopher Buckley

The father of our country slept with Martha, but schlepped in the District. Now in the great man's footsteps comes humorist and twenty-year Washington resident Christopher Buckley with the real story of the city's founding. Well, not ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2003

In Morocco

Edith Wharton

In 1917, amid the turmoil of World War I, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edith Wharton traveled to Morocco. A classic of travel writing, In Morocco is her account of this journey through the countrys cities and its deserts.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2008

Lost in My Own Backyard: A Walk in Ye...

Tim Cahill

"Let's get lost together . . . "Lost in My Own Backyard/b brings acclaimed author Tim Cahill together with one of his—and America's—favorite destinations: Yellowstone, the world's first national park. Cahill has been &qu...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2004

A Year in the World: Journeys of a Pa...

Frances Mayes

The author who unforgettably captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany in bestselling travel memoirs expands her horizons to immerse herself—and her readers—in the sights, aromas, and treasures of twelve new specia...

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Published: Mar 2006

Bringing Tuscany Home: Sensuous Style...

Frances Mayes

I always imagine each of the signoras who lived in this house—where she shelled peas, rocked the grandchild, placed a vase of the pink roses. Now I would like to take one of these women back to my house in California to show her how...

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Published: Oct 2004

A Year in the Merde

Stephen Clarke

An entertaining memoir of the author's adventures and experiences as an expatriate living in Paris describes the life and times of young British man brought to Paris by a French company to open a chain of British tea rooms, detailing ...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2005

NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations: Sto...

Noah Adams

With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit them—and seek them out. Each story focuses ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010
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