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The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 12

True Stories from Around the World

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ISBN: 9781609521899
format: Trade paperback
series: Best Women's Travel Writing
pages: 328
publisher: Travelers Tales
pub. date: 2020-12-04

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As Andrew McCarthy wrote inThe New York Times Book Review, "For more than 20 years, Travelers' Tales has been publishing books that might best be described as the literary equivalent of a group of travelers sitting around a dim cafe, sipping pints or prosecco and trading their best stories."

Now, new from Travelers' Tales comesThe Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 12: True Stories from Around the World--the latest collection in the best-selling, award-winning series that invites you to ride shotgun alongside intrepid female nomads as they wander the globe discovering new places, faces, and facets of themselves.

"In story after story," McCarthy wrote about the previous volume ofThe Best Women's Travel Writing, "the refreshing absence of bluster and bravado, coupled with the optimism necessary for bold travel, create a unifying narrative that testifies to the personal value and cultural import of leaving the perceived safety of home and setting out into the wider world."

The essays in this volume are as diverse as the destinations, exploring themes of kindness, transformation, nature, friendship, family, strength, and resilience.

InThe Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 12, you will...
  • Settle a thirteen-year debt in Cuba
  • Learn to survive in the polar regions of Canada
  • Witness an amateur autopsy in Ireland
  • Get chloroformed, robbed, read to, and propositioned in Italy
  • Summit Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
  • Get lost and found on a dark and rainy morning in northern France
  • Find joy in Azerbaijan while walking across two continents
  • Explain American reality TV to a bewildered bunch in Bolivia
  • Fear for your life on a stormy Adriatic Sea
  • Bear witness at the site of a volcano disaster in Indonesia
  • Contemplate the perils of too much safety in Nepal
  • Get conned and taken for a ride in Colombia
  • Track one of the world's most elusive animals in India
  • Travel the world on stolen plane tickets
  • Outgrow nihilism and embrace friendship at a convent in Spain ...and much more!

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