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  • Woodsong


    Genre: NonFiction,Travel,United States,Survival
    Author: Gary Paulsen
    Duration: 02:30:00

    The award-winning creator of popular survival stories turns his attention to his own real life adventures in Minnesota and Alaska as he prepares for the grueling Iditarod sled dog race. “The lure of the wilderness is always a potent draw, and Paulsen evokes its mysteries as well as anyone has s ... [ more ]

  • Englishwoman in America

    Englishwoman in America

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Isabella Lucy Bird
    Duration: 12:14:00

    Isabella Bird travels abroad in Canada and the United States in the 1850s. As an Englishwoman and a lone female, she travels as far as Chicago, Prince Edward Island, and Cincinatti. Her observations on the trials and tribulations of the journeys are astute, if formed by her place and time in history ... [ more ]

  • Under the Tuscan Sun

    Under the Tuscan Sun

    Genre: Fiction,Travel,Europe,General
    Author: Frances Mayes
    Duration: 06:00:00

    A CLASSIC FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIA Frances Mayes—widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer—opens the door to a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. In evocative language, she brings the reader a ... [ more ]

  • Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress

    Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 18:17:00

    In June 1867, Mark Twain set out for Europe and the Holy Land on the paddle steamer Quaker City. His enduring, no-nonsense guide for the first-time traveler also served as an antidote to the insufferably romantic travel books of the period. Who could read the programme for the excursion without ... [ more ]

  • Big in China

    Big in China

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Alan Paul
    Duration: 06:41:00

    The inspiring story of a man, a family, a band, a foreign country, and a new beginning When Alan Paul's wife was offered the job as the Wall Street Journal's China bureau chief, he saw it as an amazing opportunity to shake up their increasingly staid suburban New Jersey life. Excited and not a ... [ more ]

  • Radio Shangri-La

    Radio Shangri-La

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Lisa Napoli
    Duration: 07:39:00

    Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the ancient Hi ... [ more ]

  • Walk in the Woods

    Walk in the Woods

    Genre: NonFiction,Travel,United States
    Author: Bill Bryson
    Duration: 05:59:23

    A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing lands ... [ more ]

  • In Tuscany

    In Tuscany

    Genre: Travel,Europe,Travel,Europe,Travel,Europe,Travel,Europe
    Author: Frances Mayes, Edward Mayes
    Duration: 03:30:00

    From the bestselling author whose memoirs Under the Sun and Bella Tuscany have captured the voluptuousness of Italian life comes a lavishly illustrated ode to the joys of Tuscany’s people, food, landscapes, and art. In Tuscany celebrates the abundant pleasures of life in Italy as it is lived at hom ... [ more ]

  • Tale of Two Valleys: Wine, Wealth and the Battle for the Good Life in Napa and Sonoma

    Tale of Two Valleys: Wine, Wealth and the Battle for the Good Life in Napa and Sonoma

    Genre: Travel,United States
    Author: Alan Deutschman
    Duration: 06:51:00

    When acclaimed journalist Alan Deutschman came to the California wine country as the lucky house guest of very rich friends, he was surprised to discover a raging controversy. A civil war was being fought between the Napa Valley, which epitomized elitism, prestige and wealthy excess, and the neighbo ... [ more ]

  • Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip

    Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip

    Genre: History,North American,Travel,History,North American,Travel,History,North American,Travel,History,North American,Travel,History,North American,Travel,History,North American,Travel
    Author: Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
    Duration: 03:10:13

    The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United States. In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a “horseless buggy”—but that did not stop Horatio Nelson J ... [ more ]

  • Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg

    Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: James M. McPherson
    Duration: 01:59:00

    [I]n a larger sense, we can not dedicate we can not consecrate we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our power to add or detract. President Abraham LincolnJames M. McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle ... [ more ]

  • Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller

    Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Frances Mayes
    Duration: 06:04:15

    The author who unforgettably captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany in bestselling travel memoirs expands her horizons to immerse herself-and her readers-in the sights, aromas, and treasures of twelve new special places. A Year in the World is vintage Frances Mayes-a celebrat ... [ more ]

  • Travel Mom's Ultimate Book of Family Travel

    Travel Mom's Ultimate Book of Family Travel

    Genre: Travel,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Emily Kaufman
    Duration: 03:07:00

    A vacation has the special power to bring a family closer together- breaking away from familiar routines, allowing time to enjoy each others' company, and experiencing the world together. All it takes is the right mindset and some planning. The Travel Mom shows you how. In one invaluable guide, ... [ more ]

  • On The Road With Charles Kuralt

    On The Road With Charles Kuralt

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Charles Kuralt
    Duration: 01:03:00

    Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt To read the front pages, you might conclude that Americans are mostly out for themselves...but you can't travel the back roads very long wi ... [ more ]

  • On The Slow Train: Twelve Great British Railway Journeys

    On The Slow Train: Twelve Great British Railway Journeys

    Genre: Travel,Europe
    Author: Michael Williams
    Duration: 07:30:00

    Never was the sadness of the end of an affair so poignantly expressed than in Flanders and Swann's elegy The Slow Train: This beautifully-packaged book will take the reader on the slow train to another era when travel meant more than hurrying from one place ... [ more ]

  • To See Every Bird on Earth: A Father, a Son, and a Lifelong Obsession

    To See Every Bird on Earth: A Father, a Son, and a Lifelong Obsession

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Dan Koeppel
    Duration: 10:12:00

    From well-known nature and adventure writer Dan Koeppel, whose work has appeared in Audubon and National Geographic Adventure, comes this true story of one bird watcher's remarkable achievements. The author's father Richard is a 'Big Lister''one of about 10 people to have ... [ more ]

  • To a Mountain in Tibet

    To a Mountain in Tibet

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Colin Thubron
    Duration: 07:02:00

    This is the account of a journey to the holiest mountain on earth, the solitary peak of Kailas in Tibet, sacred to one-fifth of humankind. To both Buddhists and Hindus it is the mystic heart of the world and an ancient site of pilgrimage. It has never been climbed. Even today, under Chinese dominati ... [ more ]

  • To The Moon and Timbuktu: A Trek Through the Heart of Africa

    To The Moon and Timbuktu: A Trek Through the Heart of Africa

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Nina Sovich
    Duration: 09:07:00

    Nina Sovich had always yearned for adventures in faraway places; she imagined herself leading the life of a solitary traveler. Yet at the age of thirty-four, she found herself married and contemplating motherhood. Catching her reflection in a window spotted with Paris rain, she no longer saw the fea ... [ more ]

  • One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley

    One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Caroline Alexander
    Duration: 12:27:00

    With richly evocative images and wonderfully entertaining anecdotes, Caroline Alexander transports you to the dense interior of equatorial Gabon. In One Dry Season, she chronicles her adventures as she makes her way alone through dangerously primitive territory. When she first read of Victorian expl ... [ more ]

  • Tent, the Bucket and Me

    Tent, the Bucket and Me

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Emma Kennedy
    Duration: 12:00:00

    For the 70s child, summer holidays didn't mean the joy of CentreParcs or the sophistication of a Tuscan villa. They meant being crammed into a car with Grandma and heading to the coast. With just a tent for a home and a bucket for the necessities, we would set off on new adventures each year stoical ... [ more ]