Panama Hat Trail: A Journey from South America

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National Geographic Society, 1986 - Travel - 288 pages
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This 15th anniversary reissue of Miller’s travel classic follows the making and marketing of a single Panama hat. It’s a captivating story of cultures in collision, raw capitalism, and an exotic, humorous journey.

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Enjoyable book and I liked the style of writing -- interesting takes on Ecuador and its people. and of course we learn about the panama hat! Read full review

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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

Enjoyable book about Panama hats (which are actually from Ecuador!). I read most of this book before I went to Ecuador this past summer, and I enjoyed the travelogue about places I was about to visit ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Miller reports about conflict and culture in the American Southwest and Latin America. He has lectured often about the border in United States and Mexico, and he has taught writing to students from grade school to college in both countries.