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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

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

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 THO

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

2 holds 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...

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

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

Swift, Vivian

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 635 SWI

Van Hemert, Caroline

2 holds on 1 copy

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...

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Bryson, Bill

Summary: The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing: Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson s valentine to his adopted country of England In 1995 Bill Bryson got into his car and took a weeks-long farewell motoring trip about England before moving his family back to the United States. The book about that trip, Notes from a Small Island, is uproarious and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 914.2 BRY

Bryson, Bill

Summary: Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the bestselling travel books ever written. Now he has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot, to see what has changed—and what hasn’t.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, an Imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.104 BRY

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.2 BRY

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.2 BRY

Carr, Gerald

Summary: Packed with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy including beautiful beaches, volcanoes, and insider tips for everywhere from Honolulu to Waikiki. Try local delicacies with our guide to great restaurants and cafes featuring island cuisine, or check out the best restaurants, clubs, and bars. We have the best hotels for every budget, plus fun activities for solitary travel or for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 919.69 Hawaii 2017

DeRuiter, Geraldine

Summary: Some people are meant to travel the globe, to unwrap its secrets and share them with the world. And some people have no sense of direction, are terrified of pigeons, and get motion sickness from tying their shoes. These people are meant to stay home and eat nachos. Geraldine DeRuiter is the latter. But she won't let that stop her. Hilarious, irreverent, and heartfelt, All Over the Place...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2017

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Theroux, Paul

Summary: "Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical place, full of incomparable music, unparalleled cuisine, and yet also some of the nation's worst schools, housing, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975 THE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 THE

Summary: "The world's top 500 food experiences, ranked! We asked the planet's top chefs, food writers and our food-obsessed authors to name their favorite, most authentic gastronomic encounters--and this is the result! Ultimate Eats is the follow-up to our bestselling Ultimate Travel and is a must-own bucket list for foodies and those who love to travel. You'll discover the planet's most thrilling and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59 ULT

Crocker, Aimee

Summary: Aimée Crocker was an heiress to gold and railroad fortunes and a daughter of Judge Edwin B. Crocker (1818-1875), legal counsel for the Central Pacific Railroad, Justice of the California Supreme Court in 1865 and founder of the Crocker Art Museum. Her father was a brother of Charles Crocker, one of the 'big four' California railroad barons. Aimee had a tale or two to tell. Aside from lavish...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Head Of Zeus 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CROCKER, AIMEE CRO

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate seminar on the Odyssey that his son Daniel teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his 'one last chance' to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Fallows, James M.

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2017

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

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...

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

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

Williams, Terry Tempest

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams presents The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them. From the Grand Tetons in Wyoming to Acadia in Maine to Big...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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

Black, George

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Summary: The Ganges flows through northern India and Bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It is sacred to Hindus who worship Ganga, the river goddess. But it has also long been a magnet for foreigners, some seeking to unravel its mysteries and others who have come in search of plunder. In On the Ganges, George Black, who chronicled the exploration of the American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Higgins, Charlotte

Summary: "What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? Sometimes on foot, sometimes in a magnificent, if not entirely reliable, VW camper van, Charlotte Higgins sets out to explore the ancient monuments of Roman Britain. She explores the land that was once Rome's northernmost territory and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 936 HIG