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Travel Writing and Guides - North America and Canada -

Related category: World - North America
Related booklists: Travel and Holidays - Green Guides, Women Travellers and Women's Travel Writing,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder by Kent Nerburn
    Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder - by Kent Nerburn

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786890160 | ISBN 10: 178689016x

    With an introduction by Robert Plant.   Against an unflinching backdrop of 90s reservation life in the western Dakotas, Neither Wolf Nor Dog tells the story of two men, one white and one Native American, connected by their own understandings o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carsick by John Waters
    Carsick - by John Waters

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472118936 | ISBN 10: 1472118936

    From the Pope of Trash himself, John Waters, Carsick is his hilarious (if not always 100% true) account of hitchhiking fearlessly into the heart of middle America.  John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin moustache ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found by Cheryl Strayed
    Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found - by Cheryl Strayed

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782394860 | ISBN 10: 1782394869

    At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, and American Culture by Alexander Cockburn
    A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, and American Culture - by Alexander Cockburn

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781682951 | ISBN 10: 178168295x

    A roller coaster ride through the ruins of modern America from the most influential journalist of his Generation.  Whether ruthlessly exposing Beltway hypocrisy, pricking the pomposity of those in power, or tirelessly defending the rights of ... more

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  • Cover image of book American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light by Iain Sinclair
    American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light - by Iain Sinclair

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241955819 | ISBN 10: 0241955815

    Iain Sinclair looks to the open road and the Beat Generation in American Smoke.   Iain Sinclair breaks for the border with American Smoke, his first full engagement with the memory- filled landscapes of the American Beats and their fellow tra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wilderness Essays by John Muir
    Wilderness Essays - by John Muir

    £14.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781423607120 | ISBN 10: 1423607120

    Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his ... more

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  • Cover image of book OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Various authors, introduced by Michael Palin
    OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers - by Various authors, introduced by Michael Palin

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846684968 | ISBN 10: 184668496x

    OxTravels is a collection of travel writing, which will act as a focus for the Oxfam Bookfest in 2011 donated by world class travel writers.   You have to go back to the 1980s and Granta's bestselling travel issue to find a book that com ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coast to Coast by Jan Morris
    Coast to Coast - by Jan Morris

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571241774 | ISBN 10: 0571241778

    Fresh from her successful scoop reporting the first ascent of Everest in 1953, Jan Morris spent a year journeying across the United States, by car, train, ship and aeroplane. In her words a 'period piece', Coast to Coast describes an American identit ... more

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  • Cover image of book America Unchained by Dave Gormon
    America Unchained - by Dave Gormon

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780091899370 | ISBN 10: 0091899370

    The plan was simple. Go to America. Buy a second-hand car. Drive coast-to-coast without giving any money to The Man. What could possibly go wrong?  Dismayed by the relentless onslaught of faceless American chains muscling in where local busin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hand Me My Travelin
    Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes: In Search of Blind Willie McTell - by Michael Gray

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747565611 | ISBN 10: 0747565619

    "No one can sing the blues like Blind Willie McTell."(Bob Dylan) The great pre-war blues musician Blind Willie McTell was one of the most gifted artists of his generation, with an exquisite voice and a sublime talen for the 12-string guitar. Yet h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blue-Eyed Devil: A Road Odyssey Through Islamic America by Michael Muhammed Knight
    Blue-Eyed Devil: A Road Odyssey Through Islamic America - by Michael Muhammed Knight

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781593762407 | ISBN 10: 1593762402

    In his quest for an indigenous American Islam, Michael Muhammad Knight embarks on a series of interstate odysseys. Traveling 20,000 miles by Greyhound in sixty days, he squats in run-down mosques, pursues Muslim romance, is detained at the U.S.-Canad ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Writer
    A Writer's World: Travels 1950-2000 - by Jan Morris

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780571215256 | ISBN 10: 0571215254

    In a wonderfully evocative collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, Jan Morris has produced a unique portrait of the late twentieth century - from New York to Venice, from the first ascent of Everest to the fall of the B ... more

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