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The Norton Book of Travel

ISBN 10: 0393024814 / ISBN 13: 9780393024814
Published by W W Norton & Co Inc, 1987
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0393024814 With Twain, Lawrence, Kerouac, Hemingway, Capote, Waugh, Isherwood, Durrell, Naipaul, Golding, Therouax, Bowles, James, and many classic authors. Bookseller Inventory # 007466

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Title: The Norton Book of Travel

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Editor Paul Fussell has brought together some of the best travel writing of all time from the world's most recognized travelers--Marco Polo, Darwin and Kerouac to name a few--and has explored the traveler's psyche from the Age of Discovery to the Age of Mass Tourism.

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Paul Fussell, critic, essayist, and cultural commentator, has recently won the H. L. Mencken Award of the Free Press Association. Among his books are "The Great War and Modem Memory, " which in 1976 won both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award; "Abroad: British Literary Traveling Between the Wars; Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War;" and, most recently, "BAD or, The Dumbing of America." His essays have been collected in "The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations" and "Thank God for the Atom Bomb and Other Essays." He lives in Philadelphia, where he teaches English at the University of Pennsylvania.

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