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Better Than Fiction : True Travel Tales From Great Fiction Writers (2012)
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Call Number 910.4/BETTER

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Published: Melbourne ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, c2012
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  320 p. ; 20 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781742205946, 1742205941, 1742205941 :,
Language:  English


"A collection of original travel stories told by some of the world's best novelists, including Isabel Allende, Peter Matthiessen, Alexander McCall Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, Téa Obreht, DBC Pierre"--P. [4] of cover

Going south / Kind of blue / Huaxi Watermill / Shooting Pompeii / The mountain mine / The tin can / Among Saudi sands / Quetzal / Off the beaten track in Malawi / Adrift in the Solomon Islands / Confessions of a coconut-soup eater / Sudan : the Scarface Express / Chasing missionaries / In bear trap canyon / A tohunga with a promise to keep / Death trip / A visit to San Quentin / On my way home / You, me and the sea / The Fairbanks Shakespeare Camp / When things make no sense / The way to Hav / A tango with Freud / Getting travel dirt under your fingernails / A small world after all / The thieves of Rome / Arriving in Luxembourg / Mumbai : before the monsoon / An Alpine escape / Who wants a girl? / Into unknown climes / Nuestro pueblo / Kurt Andersen -- Sophie Cunningham -- Arnold Zable -- DBC Pierre -- Carol Birch -- Tom Carson -- Keija Parssinen -- Frances Mayes -- Marina Lewycka -- Mark Dapin -- Steven Amsterdam -- Joe Yogerst -- Suzanne Joinson -- Peter Mathiessen -- Keri Hulme -- Peter Ho Davies -- Joyce Carol Oates -- Lloyd Jones -- Steven Hall -- Stefan Merrill Block -- Pico Iyer -- Jan Morris -- Alexander McCall Smith -- Bryce Courtney -- Charles Finch -- M.J. Hyland -- Chris Pavone -- Stephen Kelman -- Aliya Whitely -- Isabel Allende -- Nikki Gemmell -- Tea Obreht

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