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Bourdain, Anthony

Summary: A life of experience is collected into an entertaining, practical, fun and frank travel guide that gives listeners an introduction to some of Anthony Bourdain's favorite places. Supplementing Bourdain's words are a handful of essays by friends, colleagues, and family that tell even deeper stories about a place, including sardonic accounts of traveling with Bourdain by his brother, Chris; a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 641.59 BOU

Buhring, Juliana

Summary: "This Road I Ride is the remarkable story of one woman's solo journey around the world by bicycle,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUHRING, JULIANA BUH

Ryan, Muchael

Summary: Join intrepid chefs Michael Ryan and Luke Burgess on the best sort of culinary adventure - one that could happen only in Tokyo. From daybreak to late night, discover the creative people and compelling stories behind the restaurants, bars and tea houses of the world's most exciting food destination. This is a book as much for people travelling to the city as it is for those with an appreciation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hardie Grant Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.2135 RYA

Salama, Jordan

Summary: "An American writer of Argentine, Syrian, and Iraqi Jewish descent, Jordan Salama tells the story of the Río Magdalena, nearly one thousand miles long, the heart of Colombia. This is Gabriel García Márquez's territory--rumor has it Macondo was partly inspired by the port town of Mompox--as much as that of the Middle Eastern immigrants who run fabric stores by its banks. Following the river from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 918.61 SAL

Smith, Matt

Summary: "Travel with Matt and Karen as they float down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. In September 2016, they experienced the trip of a lifetime with 14 friends and a crew of 10 while traveling in wooden dories through the canyon. Dories, Ho! is a story of their adventure and discovery. Similar to their first travel memoir Dear Bob and Sue, this book is as much about their relationship as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Matt and Karen Smtih 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 SMI

May, Katherine

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: In anticipation of her 38th birthday, Katherine May set out to walk the 630-mile South West Coast Path. She wanted time alone, in nature, to understand why she was having so much trouble coaching with everyday life; why motherhood had been so overwhelming and isolating; and why the world felt full of expectations she couldn't meet. She was also reeling from a chance encounter with a voice on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2021

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Ollivier, Bernard

Summary: The Road to Samarkand is journalist Bernard Ollivier’s stunning, true-to-life account of the second part of his 7,200-mile walk from Istanbul to Xi’an, China along the Silk Road--the longest and perhaps most mythical trade route of all time. Picking up where Out of Istanbul left off, Ollivier heads out of the Middle East and into Central Asia, grappling not only with his own will to continue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915 OLL

Thompson, Craig

Summary: A follow-up to the award-winning Blankets depicts in strikingly detailed black-and-white graphic artwork and first-person reflections the acclaimed cartoonist's travels through Europe and Morocco, where he had remarkable cultural, intellectual and spiritual encounters while making new friends and researching his next novel, Habibi. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 THO

Summary: Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in 2017, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 BES

Slaght, Jonathan C.

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A young field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston's Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern Russia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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Smith, Matt

Summary: "DEAR BOB AND SUE chronicles the journey of Matt and Karen Smith, who took a mid-career break to travel to all 58 U.S. National Parks. Written as a series of emails to their friends, Bob and Sue, they describe their sense of awe in exploring our national parks, and share humorous and quirky observations. The national parks are among the most stunning places in America - pristine wilderness,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Matt and Karen Smith 2017

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Atkinson, Brett

Summary: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the magic of Sydney Opera House, snorkel with the tropical fish in the Great Barrier Reef, or watch the sunset over Ayers Rock; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.4 AUS

Fox, Porter

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries--much of the early history of the United States took place there--and to the tens of millions who live and work near the line, the region even has its own name: the northland. Travel writer Porter Fox spent three years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 FOX

Swift, Vivian

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An illustrated, round-the-world tour of idiosyncratic gardens from beloved traveler/writer/watercolorist Vivian Swift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 SWI

Van Hemert, Caroline

Summary: For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure. During graduate school, as she conducted experiments on the peculiarly misshapen beaks of chickadees, ornithologist Caroline Van Hemert began to feel stifled in the isolated, sterile environment of the lab. Worried...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2019

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Wright, Lawrence

Summary: "With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny. God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office in more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 TEX

Fallows, James M.

Summary: "A unique, revelatory portrait of small-town America: the activities, changes, and events that shape this mostly unseen part of our national landscape, and the issues and concerns that matter to the ordinary Americans who make these towns their home. For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling across America in a single-prop airplane, visiting small cities and meeting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.0973 FAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 FAL

Gaille, Gina

Summary: "'What's the strangest thing you've ever seen or experienced?' Gina and Scott Gaille have traveled to more than 100 countries, including many off-the-beaten-path places in Africa, South America, and Asia. Wherever they go, they ask this question. Everyone has a story, and some are truly extraordinary. [Their book] recounts 50 of these bizarre, mysterious, horrible [and] hilarious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 Gaille 2019

Jeppesen, Travis

Summary: "In See You Again in Pyongyang, Travis Jeppesen, the first American to complete a university program in North Korea, culls from his experiences living, traveling, and studying in the country to create a multifaceted portrait of the country and its idiosyncratic capital city in the Kim Jong Un Era. Anchored by the experience of his five trips to North Korea and his interactions with citizens...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.93 JEP

Kohler, Sheila

Summary: "A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOHLER, SHEILA KOH

Morris, Mary

Summary: "From the author of the classic memoir Nothing to Declare, a new travel narrative examining healing, redemption, and what it means to be a solo woman on the road."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MORRIS, MARY MOR

Stewart, Rory.

Summary: Explores the landscape of the author's home on the borderland between England and Scotland, known as the Marches, and the history, people, and conflicts that have shaped it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.37 STE

Thubron, Colin

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: An acclaimed travel writer and novelist, in his eightieth year, takes a dramatic journey on the little known Far East Asian river that forms the highly contested border between Russia and China, covering almost 3,000 miles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Von Petzinger, Genevieve.

Summary: "One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey's paradigm-shattering Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world--the first indications of symbolic meaning, intelligence, and language. Imagine yourself as a caveman or woman. The place: Europe. The time: 25,000...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302 VON

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