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Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad
Wild Cards Trust

Tor Books, 2015

Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad -- book four of the original Wild Cards series now in trade paperback—featuring two brand-new stories The action-packed alternate fantasy returns for a new generation, featuring fiction from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin, Michael Cassutt, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Lewis Shiner, and more—plus two completely new stories from Kevin Andrew Murphy and bestselling author Carrie Vaughn. Forty ...


German: For Tourists! - The Most Essential German Guide to Travel Abroad, Meet People & Find Your Way Around ..., 2014

Are You Ready to Gear Up Your German Before Your Trip Begins? Welcome to the Ultimate German Guide For Tourists! * * *FREE GIFT INSIDE - How to Learn Any Language 300% FASTER* * * Are you planning to travel to a place where German is spoken? In that case, you've come to the right place! It's such a good idea to prepare yourself before leaving. Aren't you excited? Most likely than not, you are! Maybe you have already formed a vague ...


Witches Abroad (Discworld)
Terry Pratchett

Harper, 2013

Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother named Desiderata who had a good heart, a wise head, and poor planning skills—which, unfortunately, left the Princess Emberella in the care of her other (not quite so good and wise) godmother when death came for Desiderata. So now it's up to Magrat Garlick, Granny Weatherwax, and Nanny Ogg to hop on broomsticks and make for far-distant Genua to ensure the servant girl doesn't marry the Prince. But ...


Bike Snob Abroad: Strange Customs, Incredible Fiets, and the Quest for Cycling Paradise

Chronicle Books, 2013

In his new book, BikeSnobNYC reaches the final frontier of cycling: riding with the family. As his choice to take to the road with his toddler son in tow is met with bewilderment and disapproval from onlookers and the occasional motorist, he ponders why it's such a taboo. And what does it really mean to be a bike-friendly country? Seeking answers, he heads from the U.S. to London, Amsterdam, Gothenburg, and San Vito dei Normanni in search of an ...


An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers (Lonely Planet Travel Literature)
John Berendt, Dave Eggers, ...

Lonely Planet, 2014

More than 20 well-known writers and celebrities share the travel experiences that shaped their personalities and changed their lives. Contributors include Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Pico Iyer, John Berendt, Alexander McCall Smith and Jane Smiley. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a ...


Abroad: British Literary Traveling between the Wars
Paul Fussell

Oxford University Press, 1982

A book about the meaning of travel, about how important the topic has been for writers for two and a half centuries, and about how excellent the literature of travel happened to be in England and America in the 1920s and 30s.


The Innocents Abroad (Wordsworth Classics)
Mark Twain

Wordsworth Editions Ltd., 2010

With an Introduction by Stuart Hutchinson. Who could read the programme for the excursion without longing to make one of the party? So Mark Twain acclaims his voyage from New York City to Europe and the Holy Land in June 1867. His adventures produced The Innocents Abroad, a book so funny and provocative it made him an international star for the rest of his life. He was making his first responses to the Old World - to Paris, Milan, Florence, ...


Happy Herbivore Abroad: A Travelogue and Over 135 Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes from Around the World
Lindsay S. Nixon

BenBella Books, 2012

In the last 10 years, Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon has lived in eight states, visited 46, spent a year as an expat on a Caribbean island, and traveled to more than 35 places abroad. As a celebration of Nixon’s jet-setter lifestyle, Happy Herbivore Abroad combines traditional comfort foods from home with international inspiration and stories of her adventures. A little of everything—basics, comfort food, international cuisine, and ...


The Innocents Abroad
Mark Twain

T.W. Press, 2013

In 1867, Mark Twain and a group fellow-Americans toured Europe and the Holy Land, aboard a retired Civil War ship known as “Quaker City.” Throughout the journey, Twain kept a written record of his experiences. “The Innocents Abroad” is both a travelogue and a critique of clashing cultures—but more importantly, it is an entertaining and insightful work written by one of the great masters of American prose.


Abroad: A Novel
Katie Crouch

Sarah Crichton Books, 2014

Not since Donna Tartt’s The Secret History has a novel this intoxicating captured the headiness and dark temptations of university life. The old Etruscan city of Grifonia swarms with year-abroad students—thousands of them from all over. Ostensibly, they’ve come to study. But really they are here to reinvent themselves, to shuck their identities and buck constraints far from the watchful eyes of parents and others who know them too ...


How to Retire Overseas: Everything You Need to Know to Live Well (for Less) Abroad
Kathleen Peddicord

Plume, 2011

The definitive guide for anyone dreaming of a move to paradise. Whether motivated by a desire for adventure, or the need to make the most of a diminished nest egg, more and more Americans are considering an overseas retirement. Drawing on her more than three decades of experience helping people relocate happily and successfully, Kathleen Peddicord shows how living in an unconventional retirement destination can cost less than a traditional ...


abroad awakening Rome & Venice: Cinque Terre Primer

Kristin Streff Barnett, 2014

Discover historic Rome, the winding canals of Venice, stunning Cinque Terre and the beautiful Ligurian coast all on a budget that won’t break the bank! Abroad Awakening will accompany you on a journey to explore the amazing country of Italy with fun twists, a spunky attitude, and budget-friendly tips and tricks. This handy guide will cover pre-trip planning; accommodations, transportation, dining and key sights of three of the most fantastic ...


Italian: For Tourists! - The Most Essential Italian Guide to Travel Abroad, Meet People & Find Your Way ..., 2014

Are You Ready to Gear Up Your Italian Before Your Trip Begins? Welcome to the Ultimate Italian Guide For Tourists! * * *FREE GIFT INSIDE - How to Learn Any Language 300% FASTER* * * Are you planning to travel to a place where Italian is spoken? In that case, you've come to the right place! It's such a good idea to prepare yourself before leaving. Aren't you excited? Most likely than not, you are! Maybe you have already formed a vague ...


Moon Living Abroad in Belize
Victoria Day-Wilson

Avalon Travel Publishing, 2012

Victoria Day-Wilson has all the insight and know-how on settling down in Belize—she's made the move there herself. In Moon Living Abroad in Belize, she offers straightforward, knowledgeable advice on how businesspeople, students, teachers, retirees, and professionals can make a smooth transition to living in this increasingly popular destination. Moon Living Abroad in Belize is packed with essential information and must-have details on ...


An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington
Karl Pilkington

Canongate UK, 2012

The companion guide to the hysterical television show of the same name, in which Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant force their arrestingly simple pal Karl Pilkington on a global journey   "He'd have been happier in medieval times in a village where you didn't travel beyond the local community."  —Stephen Merchant   A cult celebrity due to his role in The Ricky Gervais Show , the most-downloaded podcast ever, Karl ...


The Venice Experiment: A Year of Trial and Error Living Abroad
Barry Frangipane, Ben Robbins

Savory Adventures Publishing, 2011

My secret plan to move to Venice was ready. It was time to see if my wife would buy into the idea of leaving our home to live for an entire year in a foreign country.     And thus the journey begins - Barry and Debbie Frangipane, a middle-class couple tired of the rat race leaves it all for the lure of Venice. But can they make it in a foreign land? Read about the hilarious twists and turns their lives take during their year in the city of ...


Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad: How to Be a Counterintelligence Officer
William R. Johnson

Georgetown University Press, 2009

A Classic in Counterintelligence -- Now Back in Print Originally published in 1987, Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad is a unique primer that teaches the principles, strategy, and tradecraft of counterintelligence (CI). CI is often misunderstood and narrowly equated with security and catching spies, which are only part of the picture. As William R. Johnson explains, CI is the art of actively protecting secrets but also aggressively ...


Moon Living Abroad in Italy
John Moretti

Avalon Travel Publishing, 2013

When John Moretti left his job as a small-town reporter in Vermont for an extended vacation in Rome, he realized he didn’t want to go home—so he relocated to Milan instead, where he remained for four years. In Moon Living Abroad in Italy, Moretti offers straightforward, knowledgeable advice so businesspeople, students, teachers, retirees, and professionals can make a smooth transition to living in this charming, culturally rich country. ...


Innocents Abroad
Mark Twain

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress is a travel book by American author Mark Twain published in 1869 which humorously chronicles what Twain called his "Great Pleasure Excursion" on board the chartered vessel Quaker City (formerly USS Quaker City) through Europe and the Holy Land with a group of American travelers in 1867. It was the best-selling of Twain's works during his lifetime, as well as being one of the best-selling travel ...


So You Want To Live Overseas?: Helping You Plan For A Dream Life Abroad

Emma Kate Herbert, 2014

Moving house is a huge life event, moving overseas has even more implications. This book has been written to guide you through the decision process, 33% of people who move abroad end up giving up and going home and the idea is to ensure you're not in that group by making the right decision in the first place I think at some point most of us consider the idea of moving to a new country. Sometimes we want a second home or perhaps it is ...



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