The Best American Travel Writing 2002

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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, André Aciman on the eternal pleasures of Rome, and many more.
 

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User Review  - dianaleez - LibraryThing

A book of essays is in many ways like a buffet - one doesn't expect to enjoy all the offerings, but the ability to browse and select what suits is most enjoyable. Elizabeth Gilbert's "The Best ... Read full review

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

A solid anthology - nicely varied pieces, with some more adventurous selections - much more a collection of very good essays that each involve a sense of place, rather than travel writing per se. My ... Read full review

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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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