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The Resource Better than fiction : true travel tales from great fiction writers, edited by Don George

Better than fiction : true travel tales from great fiction writers, edited by Don George

Label
Better than fiction : true travel tales from great fiction writers
Title
Better than fiction
Title remainder
true travel tales from great fiction writers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Don George
Title variation
Lonely Planet Better than fiction
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of original travel stories told by some of the world's best novelists, including Isabel Allende, Peter Matthiessen, Alexander McCall Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, Téa Obreht, DBC Pierre"--P. [4] of cover
Summary
Collects over thirty travel stories from Isabel Allende, Joyce Carol Oates, Alexander McCall Smith, and other fiction authors documenting their travels to such destinations as Malawi, San Quentin, Luxembourg, and Mumbai
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10160219
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
910
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Better than fiction : true travel tales from great fiction writers, edited by Don George
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The mountain mine
  • Carol Birch
  • The tin can
  • Carol Birch
  • The tin can
  • Tom Carson
  • Among Saudi sands
  • Keija Parssinen
  • Quetzal
  • Frances Mayes
  • Going south
  • Off the beaten track in Malawi
  • Marina Lewycka
  • Adrift in the Solomon Islands
  • Mark Dapin
  • Confessions of a coconut-soup eater
  • Steven Amsterdam
  • Sudan : the Scarface Express
  • Joe Yogerst
  • Chasing missionaries
  • Suzanne Joinson
  • Kurt Andersen
  • In bear trap canyon
  • Peter Mathiessen
  • A tohunga with a promise to keep
  • Keri Hulme
  • Death trip
  • Peter Ho Davies
  • A visit to San Quentin
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • On my way home
  • Lloyd Jones
  • Kind of blue
  • You, me and the sea
  • Steven Hall
  • The Fairbanks Shakespeare Camp
  • Stefan Merrill Block
  • When things make no sense
  • Pico Iyer
  • The way to Hav
  • Jan Morris
  • A tango with Freud
  • Alexander McCall Smith
  • Sophie Cunningham
  • Getting travel dirt under your fingernails
  • Bryce Courtney
  • A small world after all
  • Charles Finch
  • The thieves of Rome
  • M.J. Hyland
  • Arriving in Luxembourg
  • Chris Pavone
  • Mumbai : before the monsoon
  • Stephen Kelman
  • Huaxi Watermill
  • An Alpine escape
  • Aliya Whitely
  • Who wants a girl?
  • Isabel Allende
  • Into unknown climes
  • Nikki Gemmell
  • Nuestro pueblo
  • Tea Obreht
  • Arnold Zable
  • Shooting Pompeii
  • DBC Pierre
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9781742205946
System control number
(OCoLC)788242107
Label
Better than fiction : true travel tales from great fiction writers, edited by Don George
Publication
Contents
  • The mountain mine
  • Carol Birch
  • The tin can
  • Carol Birch
  • The tin can
  • Tom Carson
  • Among Saudi sands
  • Keija Parssinen
  • Quetzal
  • Frances Mayes
  • Going south
  • Off the beaten track in Malawi
  • Marina Lewycka
  • Adrift in the Solomon Islands
  • Mark Dapin
  • Confessions of a coconut-soup eater
  • Steven Amsterdam
  • Sudan : the Scarface Express
  • Joe Yogerst
  • Chasing missionaries
  • Suzanne Joinson
  • Kurt Andersen
  • In bear trap canyon
  • Peter Mathiessen
  • A tohunga with a promise to keep
  • Keri Hulme
  • Death trip
  • Peter Ho Davies
  • A visit to San Quentin
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • On my way home
  • Lloyd Jones
  • Kind of blue
  • You, me and the sea
  • Steven Hall
  • The Fairbanks Shakespeare Camp
  • Stefan Merrill Block
  • When things make no sense
  • Pico Iyer
  • The way to Hav
  • Jan Morris
  • A tango with Freud
  • Alexander McCall Smith
  • Sophie Cunningham
  • Getting travel dirt under your fingernails
  • Bryce Courtney
  • A small world after all
  • Charles Finch
  • The thieves of Rome
  • M.J. Hyland
  • Arriving in Luxembourg
  • Chris Pavone
  • Mumbai : before the monsoon
  • Stephen Kelman
  • Huaxi Watermill
  • An Alpine escape
  • Aliya Whitely
  • Who wants a girl?
  • Isabel Allende
  • Into unknown climes
  • Nikki Gemmell
  • Nuestro pueblo
  • Tea Obreht
  • Arnold Zable
  • Shooting Pompeii
  • DBC Pierre
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9781742205946
System control number
(OCoLC)788242107

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