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    Better than fiction : true travel tales from great fiction writers / edited by Don George.
    Melbourne ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, c2012.
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    George, Donald W.
    ISBN: 
    9781742205946
    1742205941
    Bib #: 
    829624
    Description: 
    320 p. ; 20 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    Going south / Kurt Andersen -- Kind of blue / Sophie Cunningham -- Huaxi Watermill / Arnold Zable -- Shooting Pompeii / DBC Pierre -- The mountain mine / Carol Birch -- The tin can / Tom Carson -- Among Saudi sands / Keija Parssinen -- Quetzal / Frances Mayes -- Off the beaten track in Malawi / Marina Lewycka -- Adrift in the Solomon Islands / Mark Dapin -- Confessions of a coconut-soup eater / Steven Amsterdam -- Sudan : the Scarface Express / Joe Yogerst -- Chasing missionaries / Suzanne Joinson -- In Bear Trap Canyon / Peter Mathiessen -- A tohunga with a promise to keep / Keri Hulme -- Death trip / Peter Ho Davies -- A visit to San Quentin / Joyce Carol Oates -- On my way home / Lloyd Jones -- You, me and the sea / Steven Hall -- The Fairbanks Shakespeare Camp / Stefan Merrill Block -- When things make no sense / Pico Iyer -- The way to Hav / Jan Morris -- A tango with Freud / Alexander McCall Smith -- Getting travel dirt under your fingernails / Bryce Courtney -- A small world after all / Charles Finch -- The thieves of Rome / M.J. Hyland -- Arriving in Luxembourg / Chris Pavone -- Mumbai : before the monsoon / Stephen Kelman -- An Alpine escape / Aliya Whitely -- Who wants a girl? / Isabel Allende -- Into unknown climes / Nikki Gemmell -- Nuestro pueblo / Tea Obreht.
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    "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.
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