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Washington, The Spirit of the Land covers every corner of the Evergreen State. All of Washington's many well-known natural sites are included-places like North Cascades National Park, Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier, the San Juan Islands, the Columbia River Valley, the Olympic Peninsula, and more. But Washington, The Spirit of the Land also portrays le...
Washington, The Spirit of the Land covers ...
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This Wonderful Educational Book: Mount St. Helen: A Changing Landscape by Chuck Williams is about the major snow capped landmark visible throughout the western section of the Pacific Northwest. In this book you would see Mount St. Helens as viewed by 19th century painters and by photographers from the turn of the century to the present day. With...
This Wonderful Educational Book: Mount St....
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The Olympic Peninsula, located within easy proximity to several metropolitan areas including Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver, and Portland, attracts more than three million visitors each year. It is one of the most diverse regions in the country with spectacular mountains, rugged coastlines, and verdant rain forests. Join writer and photographer Mike...
The Olympic Peninsula, located within easy...
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A large-format, lavishly illustrated photographic celebration of Mount Rainier National Park.
A large-format, lavishly illustrated photo...
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Above Seattle. This book has captured Seattle and the places around it, the raw threatening beauty of the Cascade Range and that of the Olympics, the great expanses of water, open fields, the great buildings, the almost blinding greenness (from the air), the tiny ships below, the virgin forests, the lights at night; a city that has fought to pre...
Above Seattle. This book has captured Seat...
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Coffee, music, the great outdoors just a few of the reasons to visit Seattle. Your Moleskine City Notebook Seattle can accompany you from the top of the Space Needle to the middle of Pike Place Market. The Key Map summarizes the overall city layout, showing the sequence and location of the 26 zone maps. Map of the metro system and list of statio...
Coffee, music, the great outdoors just a f...
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From the lush coastline to the arid eastern valleys, Washington is a complex and awesome state. This book explores each startling corner in glorious color, from the dazzling heights of the Cascade Mountains and sheltered coves of the San Juan Islands to the serene Palouse farmlands and bustling centers of culture and technology.
From the lush coastline to the arid easter...
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The writer explores and describes Mount Rainier, the large volcano on the outskirts of Seattle
The writer explores and describes Mount Ra...
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Ah, Washington: evergreens, coffee, rock, and rain. That's pretty much it, right? Well, no. There is a whole lot of weird going on in our state. Washington is home to some of the weirdest travel destinations, scariest legends, and most colorful folks in the United States.Because there are so many odd and unusual tales, cemeteries, beasts, and pe...
Ah, Washington: evergreens, coffee, rock, ...
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When Miranda France, a 26-year-old freelance journalist, arrives in Buenos Aires to live and work, she discovers a city in crisis. "People said the city was sinking," she writes. "Of the 300 brands of condoms in circulation, only eight were safe. The traffic was out of control . . . More than 2,000 bus drivers were found to be clinically depress...
When Miranda France, a 26-year-old freelan...
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Unique portraits of legendary characters along South America’s mountain spine, from Charles Darwin to the present day, told by a master traveler and observer.The Andes Mountains are the world’s longest mountain chain, linking most of the countries in South America. Emmy Award–winning filmmaker and author Kim MacQuarrie takes us on a historical j...
Unique portraits of legendary characters a...
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For as far back as he can remember, Dallas Murphy has been sea-struck. Since he began to read, "besotted by salt-water dreams and nautical language," he studied the lore surrounding a place of mythic proportions: the ever-alluring Cape Horn. And after years of dreaming--and sailing--he finally made his voyage there. In this lively, thrilling ble...
For as far back as he can remember, Dallas...
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Read about the first expedition to travel the entirety of the world's longest river that began in the Peruvian Andes and ended six months and 4,200 miles later at the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean.
Read about the first expedition to travel ...
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A wildly humorous account of the author's travels across Paraguay–South America's darkly fabled, little-known “island surrounded by land.”Rarely visited by tourists and barely touched by global village sprawl, Paraguay remains a mystery to outsiders. Think of this small nation and your mind is likely to jump to Nazis, dictators, and soccer. Now,...
A wildly humorous account of the author's ...
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My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile
My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey T...
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Theroux's travels by train from Boston to Patagonia--a journey of selfdiscovery and uncommon encounters marked by startling contrasts in culture, climate, landscape, altitude, and attitude--are recounted
Theroux's travels by train from Boston to ...
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In January 1952, two young men from Buenos Aires set out to explore South America on an ancient Norton motorbike. The journey lasted six months and took them thousands of miles, all the way from Argentina to Venezuela. En route, there was disasters and discoveries, high drama, low comedy, fights, parties and a lot of serious drinking. They met a...
In January 1952, two young men from Buenos...
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Stranger at Home: "The Holocaust", Zionism, and American Judaism
Stranger at Home: "The Holocaust", Zionism...
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The myth of Scott of the Antarctic, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, icon of fortitude and courage who perished with his fellow explorers on their return from the South Pole on March 29th, 1912, is an enduring one, elevated, dismantled and restored during the turbulence of the succeeding century. Until now, the legend of the doomed Terra Nova expe...
The myth of Scott of the Antarctic, Capt...
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"You seriously mean to tell me that the ship is doomed?" asked Frank Worsley, commander of the Endurance, stuck impassably in Antarctic ice packs. "What the ice gets," replied Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition's unflappable leader, "the ice keeps." However, it did not get the ship's twenty-five crew members, all of whom survived an eight-hun...
"You seriously mean to tell me that the sh...
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Antarctica is the most alien place on the planet, the only part of the earth where humans could never survive unaided. Out of our fascination with it have come many books, most of which focus on only one aspect of its unique strangeness. None has managed to capture the whole story—until now.Drawing on her broad travels across the continent, in A...
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JACK AND ANNIE continue their quest for the secrets of happiness—secrets they need to save Merlin. This time, the Magic Tree House takes them to the one continent they haven’t visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins know for sure . . . Jack and Annie are about to find out!...
JACK AND ANNIE continue their quest for th...
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Emotions run high in this true polar adventure. It's a story of triumph, harrowing danger, and outright adventure. Leaving an engineering career, Aaron Linsdau pursues a dream to do something no other American had ever accomplished. He wanted to be the first to ski from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back without aid or support. A...
Emotions run high in this true polar adven...
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His two companions dead, food and supplies vanished in a crevasse, Douglas Mawson was still one hundred miles from camp. On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow brid...
His two companions dead, food and supplies...
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This is Shackleton's original account, complete with forty four pages of original illustrations.
This is Shackleton's original account, com...
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Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack ice and now only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an is...
Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer...
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Iran looms large in the psyche of modern America. For decades, it has been “the enemy,” its government taunting us and attacking our Western, secular lifestyle. That is largely the Iranian government, however, not the Iranian people. Here’s the proof. When Jamie Maslin decides to backpack the entire length of the Silk Road, he decides to travel ...
Iran looms large in the psyche of modern A...
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On the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Pittsburgh native and graduate student Ben Orbach traveled to the Middle East to experience the region first-hand. Despite having a degree in Middle Eastern studies, he was completely unprepared for what he discovered. Beyond the anti-American sentiment he expected, he found a complex, curious people whos...
On the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, P...
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The beautifully written travel memoir of a Western woman's journey in IranIn the tradition of Nothing to Declare, Honeymoon in Purdah is a book of sketches gathered over the course of one woman's journey in Iran. Through her, we meet the ordinary and extraordinary people of Iran--men and women whose lives extend beyond Western news stories of of...
The beautifully written travel memoir of a...
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At its peak, the Ottoman empire stretched from Hungary to the Gulf of Aden to the Caspian Sea. Informed by a lifetime of travel and exploration, Eastward to Tartary takes you on a spellbinding journey into the heart of that still-unsettled region, a journey over land and through history.Seven years ago, Robert Kaplan published a book on an obscu...
At its peak, the Ottoman empire stretched ...
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The author recounts his experiences traveling through the Middle East, describing Beirut's shell-shocked streets, the Ayatollah Khomeini's grief-crazed funeral, and an unexpected encounter with Muammar Qadaffi
The author recounts his experiences travel...
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"Among the Believers" is V. S. Naipaul's classic account of his journeys through Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia; 'the believers' are the Muslims he met on those journeys, young men and women battling to regain the original purity of their faith in the hope of restoring order to a chaotic world. It is a uniquely valuable insight into mode...
"Among the Believers" is V. S. Naipaul's c...
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To travel the Silk Road, the greatest land route on earth, is to trace the passage not only of trade and armies but also of ideas, religions, and inventions. Making his way by local bus, truck, car, donkey cart, and camel, Colin Thubron covered some seven thousand miles in eight months—out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central A...
To travel the Silk Road, the greatest lan...
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Despite its reputation for religious intolerance, the Middle East has long sheltered many distinctive and strange faiths: one regards the Greek prophets as incarnations of God, another reveres Lucifer in the form of a peacock, and yet another believes that their followers are reincarnated beings who have existed in various forms for thousands of...
Despite its reputation for religious intol...
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Evocative and beautifully written, House of Stone . . . should be read by anyone who wishes to understand the agonies and hopes of the Middle East. Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author of Crossing Mandelbaum Gate In rebuilding his family home in southern Lebanon, Shadid commits an extraordinarily generous act of restoration for...
Evocative and beautifully written, House o...
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First published in 1931. None of the manuscripts which have come down to us represent the original form of Marco Polo's narrative, but it is clear that certain texts are closer to the lost original than others. Entrusted with the task of preparing a new Italian edition of Marco Polo, Benedetto discovered many unknown manuscripts. He carefully ed...
First published in 1931. None of the manus...
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Hardcover Religious Studies
Hardcover Religious Studies
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Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering humanitarian aid to this war-torn nation. Surrounded by men and women whose skills–as doctors, nurses, and therapists–seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother of two from Michigan, despaired of b...
Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 200...
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One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Towns in Mexico broadens the successful One Hundred & One Towns series with a tour through the virgin coastal hamlets, sun-kissed terra-cotta villages, and lush green hilltop towns that abound in Mexico. This is the armchair traveler’s escape and the serious tourist’s companion, featuring exceptional pho...
One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Town...
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Coming off the most successful book of a decorated career—Say Her Name—The Interior Circuit is Francisco Goldman’s timely and provocative journey into the heart of Mexico City.The Interior Circuit is Goldman’s story of his emergence from grief five years after his wife’s death, symbolized by his attempt to overcome his fear of driving in the ci...
Coming off the most successful book of a ...
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he backpacking guru and consummate observer of nature whose previous treks through the American West are recounted in The Man Who Walked Through Time and The Thousand-Mile Summer--now takes readers on a 1,700-mile, six-month journey down the entire length of America's second longest river, the Colorado. 41 photos. 15 maps.
he backpacking guru and consummate observe...
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More than ten people are murdered every day in Ciudad Juárez, a city about the size of Philadelphia. As Mexico has descended into a feudal narco-state-one where cartels, death squads, the army, and local police all fight over billions of dollars in profits from drug and human trafficking-the border city of Juárez has been hit hardest of all. And...
More than ten people are murdered every da...
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Winner, IACP Cookbook Award for Culinary Travel Named a Best & Most Beautiful Cookbook of the Year by Bon Appétit, Cooking Light, Departures, Fine Cooking, Food52, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Vice, Yahoo!, and more The best things happen when people pursue thei...
Winner, IACP Cookbook Award for Culinary T...
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A lighthearted account of the award-winning journalist author's year-long effort to build his dream home in Mexico describes how he and his wife moved to a fishing village on the Pacific coast, forged relationships with locals and fellow ex-pats, and shared the joys and pitfalls of personal house building. 25,000 first printing.
A lighthearted account of the award-winnin...
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Mystery, Mayhem, Madness... Margaritas & Mexico One Man's Epic Journey across two Continents and four Countries with 50 years of Adventure. But, 1986 changed everything forever. "It's all good until it turns bad." One event devastated the lives of 19 Students, 3 Chaperones and 1 Bus Driver. Was it the Tequila??? Thinking about sending your "...
Mystery, Mayhem, Madness... Margaritas &am...
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A surfer, photojournalist, and author of Cosmic Banditos describes his two-year odyssey south from Mexico to Central America to search for his missing long-time friend and surfing companion, Christopher, whom he finally discovered living in a primeval rain forest, and his bizarre adventures and experiences along the way. 20,000 first printing.
A surfer, photojournalist, and author of C...
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Second printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean white boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Boldly signed on title page by author; no other writing or marks. 311 pag...
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In this guidebook, street-finder maps of Rome, Florence and Venice take you to see the sights of these principal cities. There is regional information on food, markets and festivals, together with features on the arts, wildlife and the Italian landscape.
In this guidebook, street-finder maps of R...
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In this intimate and uproarious story, two daring New Yorkers convert an ancient, abandoned farm into a world-renowned winery. Finding your dream house with a vineyard in Tuscany is like searching the woods for porcini mushrooms: a labor of love. Such feats require patience, discernment, resolve, and an indestructible sense of humor. The Mátés’ ...
In this intimate and uproarious story, two...
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A hilarious guide to travelling, from the man behind The World of Karl Pilkington - one of our most innovative thinkers, visionaries and prophets, or as Ricky Gervais knows him, 'the funniest man alive in Britain today'. Pack your suitcase and take an irreverent trip with the unlikely star of The Ricky Gervais Podcast Show, Karl Pilkington, to t...
A hilarious guide to travelling, from the ...
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In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick (“Paddy”) Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople, a trip that took him almost a year. Decades later, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing journey in A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water, two books now celebrated as...
In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old P...

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