The best American travel writing 2013



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Adult Nonfiction 910.4/BEST Available


Boston : Hougton Mifflin Harcourt, c2013
xix, 210 pages ; 21 cm
9780547808987 (paperback), 0547808984 (paperback)

"A Mariner original."

Foreword /

Gifted authors don't just tell us about unique or out-of-the-way places; they take us to them, show us what they look like, show us who their people are, and make us feel like we've experienced them

Reprinted from various periodicals

Jason Wilson - Introduction / Elizabeth Gilbert -- A prison, a paradise

from New York times magazine /

John Jeremiah Sullivan -- Bull passes through

from Morning news /

Kevin Chroust -- Way I've come

from Legal studies forum /

Judy Copeland -- Blot out

from Creative nonfiction /

Colleen Kinder -- Year I didn't

from Gulf Coast /

Daniel Tyx -- Tea and kidnapping

from Atlantic /

Sarah A. Topol -- Paid piper

from T magazine /

Grant Stoddard -- Dentists without borders

from New Yorker /

David Sedaris -- Confessions of a packing minimalist

from Travel + Leisure /

Lynn Yaeger -- Summerland

from Travel + Leisure /

Peter Jon Lindberg -- Wild dogs of Istanbul

from Smart set /

Bernd Brunner -- Bombing Sarajevo

from Outside /

Dimiter Kenarov -- Vietnam's bowl of secrets

from Afar /

David Farley -- Babu on the bad road

from Virginia quarterly review /

Jesse Dukes -- Pippiest place on earth

from New York times magazine /

Sam Anderson -- Dreaming of El Dorado

from Virginia quarterly review /

Marie Arana -- Caliph of the tricksters

from Harper's magazine /

Christopher de Ballaigue -- A farewell to yarns

from Outside /

Ian Frazier -- Pirate City

from Paris review /

Rich Cohen -- Contributors' notes -- Notable travel writing of 2012

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