Best American Travel Writing 2006

ISBN-10: 0618582150

ISBN-13: 9780618582150

Edition: 2006

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Description: Edited by the world traveler and acclaimed writer Tim Cahill, this year"scollection captures an adventurous spirit that will appeal to both veteran travelers and the armchair variety. Contributors include Alain de Botton, Pico Iyer, David Sedaris, Gary Shteyngart, George Saunders, and others.

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Jason Wilson is emeritus professor of Latin American literature at the University College London. He is the author of Octavio Paz: A Study of His Poetics, An A-Z of Modern Latin American Literature in English Translation, and Buenos Aires: A Cultural and Literary Companion.  

Foreword
Introduction
A Shared Plate
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The Selling of the Last Savage
from Outside
How to Sail Across the Atlantic
from National Geographic Adventure
After the Fall
from The Virginia Quarterly Review
The Discreet Charm of the Zurich Bourgeoisie
from FarFlungMagazine.com
Ain't It Just Grand?
from Outside
The Price of Paradise
from The New Yorker
Where They Love Americans...for a Living
from GQ
Out of Ohio
from The New Yorker
The Parachute Artist
from The New Yorker
Our Lady of Lawson
from the New York Times Magazine
A Short Walk in the Wakhan Corridor
from Outside
Naked Ambition
from T: Travel, New York Times Style Magazine
Passing Through
from the New York Times Magazine
The Mother Load
from The Atlantic Monthly
XXXXL
from GQ
The Joy of Steam
from WorldHum.com
Tantric Sex for Dilettantes
from PerceptiveTravel.com
Rediscovering Libya
from National Geographic Adventure
The New Mecca
from GQ
Turbulence
from The New Yorker
Airborne
from The Georgia Review
A St. Petersburg Christmas
from Travel + Leisure
Let's Ski Korea
from Ski
A Peaceful Angle
from Outside
Speaking of Soup
from The New Yorker
Contributors' Notes
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