by James Salter
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A collection of two dozen essays and sketches shares the author's experiences as a passionate traveler, in a volume based on his twenty years of skiing, hiking, and climbing in such nations as Japan, Switzerland, and Germany.
December 12, 2005 Time to read during the holidays, away from school and work, is a gift you give yourself, author and book critic Alan Cheuse says. His suggested list of 2005 holiday gifts includes tales of space, dinosaurs, music and a mystical poet.
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December 12, 2005 Book critic Alan Cheuse includes this collection of travel writing by "one of our finest living prose writers" in his roundup of holiday books for All Things Considered.
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