The House on Via Gombito: Writing by North American Women Abroad
Madelon Sprengnether, Calvin William Truesdale
New Rivers Press, 1991 - American literature - 505 pages
For centuries male writers have used travel as a vehicle and metaphor for self-discovery; in this landmark collection 42 women speak of their own transformations through the experience of travel. The varied accounts describe spiritual journeys, ancestral quests, tales of culture shock, comedy, terror, and more. Photographs and illustrations.
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