The Best American Travel Writing 2002

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Frances Mayes, Jason Wilson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 - Travel - 351 pages
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The Best American Travel Writing 2002 is edited by Frances Mayes, the author of Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany and the master of “running away to live in the place of one’s dreams” (Los Angeles Times). Giving new life to armchair travel for 2002 are David Sedaris on God and airports, Kate Wheeler on a most dangerous Bolivian festival, Andr Aciman on the eternal pleasures of Rome, and many more.
 

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THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2002

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Stellar work with a 360-degree gaze, reporting on places both exotic and familiar.Mayes (Bella Tuscany, 1999, etc.), assuming the annual's editing tasks for the first time, selects glimpses of places ... Read full review

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Mayes, author of the best-selling Under the Tuscan Sun, is the guest editor of the third annual volume in this series, with the previous volumes edited by Bryce and Theroux. The 26 articles in the ... Read full review

Contents

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JASON WILSON, series editor, is the author of Boozehound: On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits and the digital wine series Planet of the Grapes. He has written for the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Philadelphia Daily News, and many other publications. He is the founding editor of The Smart Set and Table Matters. Frances Mayes is the author of the best-selling Under the Tucsan Sun and Bella Tuscany. She and her husband divide their time between their homes in San Rafael, California, and Cortona, Italy.

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