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Decoding Air Travel

Decoding Air Travel

A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury

by Nicholas Kralev

Paperback, 265 pages, Createspace, $39.95, published June 16 2011 | purchase
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  • Nicholas Kralev

A former foreign correspondent explains how to save money and improve your travel experience when buying airline tickets.

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In a Sunburned Country

In a Sunburned Country

by Bill Bryson

Paperback, 335 pages, Random House Inc, $15.99, published May 1 2001 | purchase
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  • Bill Bryson

The author takes readers on a tour of the land Down Under that goes far beyond packaged-tour routes.

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Travels With Charley in Search of America

Travels With Charley

In Search of America

by John Steinbeck

Paperback, 210 pages, Penguin Group USA, $15, published March 28 2005 | purchase
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  • In Search of America
  • John Steinbeck

Steinbeck records his emotions and experiences during a journey of rediscovery in his native land.

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The Sex Lives of Cannibals

The Sex Lives of Cannibals

Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

by J. Maarten Troost

Paperback, 272, Random House Inc, $14, published June 1 2004 | purchase
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  • J. Maarten Troost

The author discusses his two-year stay on a remote South Pacific island, a place where he anticipated a romantic paradise but instead experienced humorous misadventures and a host of environmental challenges.

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Cannibal Valley

Cannibal Valley

by Russell T. Hitt

Paperback, , Harper and Row, $5.95, published June 1 1981 | purchase
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  • Russell T. Hitt
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Love & War in the Apennines

Love & War in the Apennines

by Eric Newby

Paperback, 276 pages, Lonely Planet, $14.99, published July 1 2008 | purchase
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  • Eric Newby
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Lunch in Paris

Lunch in Paris

A Love Story, With Recipes

by Elizabeth Bard

Paperback, 352 pages, Little Brown & Co, $13.99, published February 7 2011 | purchase
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  • A Love Story, With Recipes
  • Elizabeth Bard

Documents how the author fell in love and discovered the excellence of French cuisine during a life-changing lunch in Paris, recounting her decision to leave her fast-paced New York life to build a life abroad.

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu

Turn Right at Machu Picchu

Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

by Mark Adams

Paperback, 333 pages, Penguin Group USA, $16, published April 24 2012 | purchase
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  • Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
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A re-creation of Hiram Bingham III's discovery of the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Describes Bingham's struggles with rudimentary survival tools and his experiences at the sides of local guides.NPR Bestseller

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The Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard

by Peter Matthiessen

Paperback, 336 pages, Penguin Group USA, $16, published September 30 2008 | purchase
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Uncivilized Beasts And Shameless Hellions

Uncivilized Beasts And Shameless Hellions

Travels With an Npr Correspondent

by John F. Burnett

Hardcover, 239 pages, St Martins Pr, $24.95, published September 5 2006 | purchase
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  • John F. Burnett

An award-winning veteran NPR correspondent shares behind-the-scenes details about today's top stories, describing bizarre occurrences, humorous moments, and unsung heroes that marked his coverage of the Central American drug wars, the war in Iraq, hurricane Katrina, and other major world events.

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The Geography of Bliss

The Geography of Bliss

One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

by Eric Weiner

Paperback, 345 pages, Grand Central Pub, $13.99, published January 5 2009 | purchase
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  • Eric Weiner

Draws on the author's experiences as a foreign correspondent to evaluate more than three dozen countries for their happiness potential, in a survey that includes profiles of such locales as the American shores, glacial Iceland, and the Bhutan jungles.

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