Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Back Link Travels and Adventures in a Foreign World

Don’t you love a good yarn about someone else’s travels or tales about how someone lived and survived in another era, culture, country or world foreign to your own? Especially when you can read about all their trails from the comfort of your sofa. Another list!

Voyage to Greenland, Frederica de Laguna
The Road from Coorain, Jill Ker Conway
My Old Man and the Sea, David Hays and Daniel Hays
Hindoo Holiday, J.R. Ackerley
Voyages, At Sea with Strangers, Joan Skogan
In Patagonia, Bruce Chatwin
Teaching a Stone to Talk, Annie Dillard
A New Kind of Country, Dorthy Gilman
The Ten Thousand Things, Maria Dermoût
Fishing with John, Edith Iglauer
The Curve of Time, M. Wylie Blanchet
An Anthropologist On Mars, Oliver Sacks
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
The Solace of Open Spaces, Gretel Ehrlich
Migrations to Solitude, Sue Halpern


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