The Best American Travel Writing 2009

Simon Winchester (Author) Jason Wilson (Editor)
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Description

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).

Product Details

Price
$22.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
October 08, 2009
Pages
351
Dimensions
5.58 X 0.93 X 8.12 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618858668

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About the Author

Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the Madman, The Men Who United the States, The Map That Changed the World, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa, all of which were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists. In 2006, Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen. He resides in western Massachusetts.

JASON WILSON is the author of Godforsaken Grapes: A Slightly Tipsy Journey through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreciated Wine and Boozehound: On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits. He writes regularly for the Washington Post and the New York Times. Wilson has been the series editor of The Best American Travel Writing since its inception in 2000. His work can be found at jasonwilson.com.