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  • Life on a Very Small Island

    After seventeen years at sea, Linda Greenlaw figured it was time to take a break from her career as a swordboat captain. She felt she needed to return to Isle au Haut - a tiny island seven miles from the Maine coast with a population of 70 year-round residents, 30 of whom were her relatives. She would pursue a simpler life; move back in with her parents and get to know them again; become a professional…
    $6.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:49 AM 7 34 4.5
  • India: A Million Mutinies Now

    Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul's impassioned and prescient travelogue of his journeys through his ancestral homeland, with a new preface by the author. Arising out of Naipaul's lifelong obsession and passion for a country that is at once his and totally alien, India: A Million Mutinies Now relates the stories of many of the people he met traveling there more than fifty years ago. He explores…
    $2.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:48 AM 0 26 0.0
  • Fodor's Switzerland

    Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor's ebook travel guide to Switzerland (including Zürich, Eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Graubünden, Ticino, Luzern and Central Switzerland, Basel, Fribourg and Neuchâtel, Bern, Berner Oberland, Valais, Vaud, and Geneva). What's Covered? Get to Know Switzerland: Zürich is surprisingly small, but its wealth of cultural riches—like luxurious…
    $11.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:45 AM 0 24 0.0
  • A Family's Adventure at Sea

    An exhilarating true-life adventure of one family's extraordinary sea voyage of self-discovery and survival, tragedy and triumph Successful businessman John Silverwood and his wife, Jean, both experienced sailors, decided the time was right to give their four children a taste of thrilling life on the high seas. And indeed their journey aboard the fifty-five-foot catamaran Emerald Jane would have many…
    $11.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:43 AM 0 25 0.0
  • Getting Stoned with Savages

    With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost established himself as one of the most engaging and original travel writers around. Getting Stoned with Savagesagain reveals his wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a side-splittingly funny account of life in the farthest reaches of the world. After two grueling years on the island of Tarawa, battling feral dogs, machete-wielding neighbors,…
    FREE 22 July 2011 11:42 AM 0 21 0.0
  • Istanbul: Memories and the City

    A portrait, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost man of letters, author of the acclaimed novels Snow and My Name Is Red. Blending reminiscence with history; family photographs with portraits of poets and pashas; art criticism, metaphysical musing, and, now and again, a fanciful tale, Orhan Pamuk invents an ingenious form to evoke his lifelong…
    $10.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:39 AM 0 14 0.0
  • Fodor's Italy

    No place better epitomizes the greatness of the Renaissance than Florence, where there's a masterpiece around every corner, from Michelangelo's David to Botticelli's Venus. The central regions of Tuscany and Umbria are characterized by midsize cities and small hilltop towns, each with its rich history and art treasures. Highlights include the walled city of Lucca; Pisa and the Leaning…
    $14.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:36 AM 0 22 0.0
  • For All the Tea in China

    A dramatic historical narrative of the man who stole the secret of tea from China In 1848, the British East India Company, having lost its monopoly on the tea trade, engaged Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, botanist, and plant hunter, to make a clandestine trip into the interior of China-territory forbidden to foreigners-to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea horticulture and manufacturing. For…
    $9.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:34 AM 0 21 0.0
  • Walking the Bible

    "The process of gathering these images reminded me of the Bible's effortless ability to reinvent itself for each generation and each new way of searching."  —Bruce Feiler Its stories may be the best known in the world, but its locations have long been a mystery. Where did Noah's ark land? Where did Moses receive the Ten Commandments? Where are the lost cities of Sodom and Gomorrah?…
    $12.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:28 AM 0 22 0.0
  • A Pedestrian in Paris

    Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years. In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author and long- time Paris resident John Baxter remembers his yearlong experience of giving "literary walking tours" through the city. Baxter sets off with unsuspecting tourists…
    $6.99CAD 22 July 2011 11:26 AM 0 33 0.0

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