Lee Arnold

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Cross Country: A 3700-Mile Run To Explore Unseen America

An unusual and personal work that should appeal to armchair travelers and runners.
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Ireland The Best 100 Places: Extraordinary Places and Where Best To Walk, Eat and Sleep

Overall, a well-intended and -photographed book that unfortunately lacks accessibility for people who may be visually impaired.

Walking to Samarkand: The Great Silk Road from Persia to Central Asia

This will remind readers of travel accounts of Europe in the 1920s and 1930s, offering a snapshot of a world that seems to change in an instant.CORRECTION Throughout the review of LeAnna Keith’s When It Was Grand (Social Sciences; LJ 11/19, p. 94), author Keith was misidentified as White. LJ apologizes for the error.

The Mountain That Eats Men

Recommended for Latin American collections, and for those who study labor history, this "blend of travel writing and memoir" will consume readers.

Staying Healthy Abroad: A Global Traveler's Guide

An ideal text for all public library collections.
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Havana: A Subtropical Delirium

This extremely readable book is not preachy, not dogmatic, not shrill. As in life, there is a mixture of both good and evil, and Kurlansky, a frequent Cuba correspondent, covers it well. [See Prepub Alert, 7/11/16.]
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How To Travel Without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America

As literature, this work has legs; as travel writing, it's stuck in no-man's land.
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Voyager: Travel Writings

Banks puts the literature back in travel writing in this extremely well-crafted book.
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Rough Guides Snapshot Brazil: Rio de Janeiro

This is a 2014 e-only guide, derived from the Rough Guide to Brazil, part of the popular series that is particularly prized by the young or adventuresome traveler...

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