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I Never Knew That About New York

Christopher Winn - Plume
Format: Paperback

A treasure trove of fascinating trivia about the city that never sleepsDid you know: Grand Central Terminal is the largest railway station in the world.Columbus Circle is the point from which all official distances to and from New York are measuredWhen Queen Elizabeth II visited Trinity...
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Frommer's Costa Rica 2015

Eliot Greenspan - FrommerMedia; Eighth Edition edition

Written by an outspoken, long-time resident, Frommer’s Costa Rica 2015 shows travelers how to plan and execute the adventure of a lifetime in this vibrant country. This classic Frommer’s series includes exact prices; extraordinarily candid reviews of the best nature sights,...
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Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story

J. Maarten Troost - Gotham
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals recounts his latest hilarious misadventures in the South Pacific, following in the footsteps of his unlikely idol, Robert Louis Stevenson  Readers and critics alike adore J. Maarten Troost for his signature wry and witty take on the adventure...
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On the Front Line: The Collected Journalism of Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin - HarperPress
Format: Paperback

Veteran Sunday Times war correspondent, Marie Colvin was killed in February 2012 when covering the uprising in Syria. Winner of the Orwell Special Prize ‘On the Front Line’ is a collection of her finest work, a portion of the proceeds from which will go to the Marie Colvin...
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Birnbaum's Walt Disney World 2014

Birnbaum Travel Guides - Disney Editions
Format: Paperback

Birnbaum's Walt Disney World, the most respected and well-known name in travel guides, takes readers to the world's most popular tourist attraction. Since ours is the only guidebook that's official, this book includes the most accurate information on prices, changes, and new attractions...
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Frommer's EasyGuide to Australia 2015

Lee Mylne - FrommerMedia; Second Edition edition
Format: Book

The giant continent-nation of Australia, with its English-speaking population, is currently attracting a great number of visitors from North America and Great Britain. In this newly-revised, freshly-researched guide, author Lee Mylne, who is based in Brisbane the third most populous city...
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Perfect Phrases for ESL Everyday Situations: With 1,000 Phrases

Natalie Gast - McGraw Hill
Format: Paperback

USE JUST THE RIGHT PHRASES AND NAVIGATE DAILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH How do you ask for directions? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? How do you explain your allergies to a healthcare professional? This handy reference is your guide...
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Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole

Sheldon Bart - Regnery History; First Edition edition
Format: Book

In the age of adventure, when dirigibles coasted through the air and vast swaths of the Earth remained untouched and unseen by man, one pack of relentless explorers competed in the race of a lifetime: to be the first aviator to fly over the North Pole. What inspired their dangerous fascination?...
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Lonely Planet France's Best Trips (Travel Guide)

Oliver Berry - Lonely Planet; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Discover the freedom of the open road. Loire Valley: Bring history to life with a tour of the region’s castlesProvence: Discover the finest cuisine and a different pace of lifeThe Alps: Incredible mountain roads and lush valleys39 amazing road trips inside…Inspirational Trip...
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Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush

Geoff Dyer - Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover

From a writer "whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era" (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance...
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