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Giant's Causeway: Frederick Douglass's Irish Odyssey and the Making of an American Visionary
Giant's Causeway: Frederick Douglass's Irish Odyssey and the Making of an American Visionary

Tom Chaffin · University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

In 1845, seven years after fleeing bondage in Maryland, Frederick Douglass was in his late twenties and already a celebrated lecturer across the northern United States. The recent publication of his groundbreaking Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave had incited...
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Lost in the Yellowstone: "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril" and a Handwritten Account of Being Lost
Lost in the Yellowstone: "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril" and a Handwritten Account of Being Lost

Truman Everts · University of Utah Press; New edition
Format: Print book

In 1870, Truman Everts visited what would two years later become Yellowstone National Park, traveling with an exploration party intent on mapping and investigating that mysterious region. Scattered reports of a mostly unexplored wilderness filled with natural wonders had caught the publics...
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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

John Waters · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

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 across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving...
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The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, and Home on the Far Side of the World
The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, and Home on the Far Side of the World

Tracy Slater · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

The brave, wry, irresistible journey of a fiercely independent American woman who finds everything she ever wanted in the most unexpected place. Shufu: in Japanese it means "housewife," and it's the last thing Tracy Slater ever thought she'd call herself. A writer and academic,...
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A Geek in Thailand: Discovering the Land of Golden Buddhas, Pad Thai and Kickboxing
A Geek in Thailand: Discovering the Land of Golden Buddhas, Pad Thai and Kickboxing

Jody Houton · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 159
Format: Print book

A Geek in Thailand is a light-hearted but perceptive look at one of the world's most visited countries from the viewpoint of a young foreign resident.More than just a Thai travel guide, it offers a concise but insightful take on Thailand for tourists, expats, would-be expats, and others...
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Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet
Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet

Charlie Carroll · Soft Skull Press
Format: Print book

Charlie Carrolls obsession began with his chance discovery of Seven Years in Tibet in the Adult Reading section of his grade school library. The battered hardcover with faded gold lettering sparked a twenty-year obsession with Tibet, and after combing through every book, article, and documentary...
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The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel: Best Destinations, Hotels, Events, and Advice to Please Your Pet-and You
The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel: Best Destinations, Hotels, Events, and Advice to Please Your Pet-and You

Kelly Carter · National Geographic Society
Pages: 279
Format: Paperback

National Geographic's ultimate resource for traveling with your furry friend features hundreds of dog-friendly places to pamper your pooch, from doggie daycare to canine cruises. Special features include walks you can take with your dog, insider tips from local pet parents on how to best...
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How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler
How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler

Christopher Elliott · National Geographic,
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

Leading travel expert and USA Today columnist Christopher Elliott shares the smartest ways to travel in this tip-filled guide from National Geographic. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience as a consumer travel advocate, Elliott gives you the inside scoop on how to navigate the often...
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Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 900 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More, now in its 9th edition
Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 900 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More, now in its 9th edition

Jane Stern · Clarkson Potter; 9 edition
Format: Paperback

“The bible for motorists seeking mouthwatering barbecue or homemade pie.” —USA TodayFor the road warriors and armchair epicures, the updated ninth edition of Roadfood is your indispensable guide to more than 900 of America's best local eateries—now with more...
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F Is for France: A Curious Cabinet of French Wonders
F Is for France: A Curious Cabinet of French Wonders

Piu Marie Eatwell · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Exploring a culture filled with arcane laws, historical incidents, and bizarre paradoxes, Piu Eatwell's follow up to her award-winning and critically acclaimed myth-buster They Eat Horses, Don't They is a delightful exploration of France's quirky, literary, and culinary heritage. From absinthe...
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The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War
The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War

Tim Butcher · Grove Press
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Gavrilo...
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Not For Tourists Guide to London 2015
Not For Tourists Guide to London 2015

Not For Tourists · Not For Tourists; Fol Pap/Ma edition
Format: Book

Whether you've called London your home for decades or just arrived last night, there's information in the Not For Tourists Guide to London that you need to know. From intimate neighborhood details to how to score tickets to the big football match, this guide will help you master...
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Moon Jamaica
Moon Jamaica

Oliver Hill · Avalon Travel
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Former Jamaica resident Oliver Hill knows how to guide you to the best of everything Jamaica has to offer, from the rich roots and culture of the island to its most romantic escapes. Oliver also offers a range of exciting activities for every traveler, including unique trip ideas like Best...
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Canadian Rail Travel Guide: Revised Edition
Canadian Rail Travel Guide: Revised Edition

Daryl Adair · Fitzhenry & Whiteside; 1 edition
Format: Book

All aboard for an exciting and informative ride. The new Canadian Rail Travel Guide is like having your own personal tour guide to ensure you get the most out of your time on Canada's scenic rail routes. This Conveniently-sized book is filled with essential information including: mile-by-mile...
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