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The Best American Travel Writing 2009

The Best American Travel Writing 2009

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Acclaimed writer Simon Winchester brings his keen literary eye to this year's volume of the finest travel writing from the past year. "Full of insights, humor, the exotic and distant, and the ordinary and near" (Library Journal) this collection finds "a perfect mix of exotic locale and elegant prose" (Publishers Weekly).

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Mariner Books
Published: 10/08/2009
Pages: 384
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.83lbs
Size: 8.12h x 5.58w x 0.93d
ISBN: 9780618858668

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 10/15/2009 pg. 18
Library Journal 11/01/2009 pg. 84
New York Times Book Review 12/06/2009 pg. 27
Publisher's Weekly Annex 11/30/2009

About the Author
Winchester, Simon: -

Simon Winchester's many books include The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, Krakatoa, and A Crack in the Edge of the World. Each of these has been a New York Times bestseller and has appeared on numerous best and notable lists. Mr. Winchester was made Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth in 2006.Wilson, Jason: -

JASON WILSON, series editor, is the author of Godforsaken Grapes, Boozehound, and The Cider Revival. He is the creator of the newsletter and podcast Everyday Drinking. Wilson has been the series editor of The Best American Travel Writing since its inception in 2000. His work can be found at

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