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Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders / Joshua Foer, Dyland Thuras & Ella Morton.

Foer, Joshua (author.). Thuras, Dylan, (author.). Morton, Ella, (author.).

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  • 23 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 910.202 FOE (Text) 36626103819397 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761169086
  • ISBN: 0761169083
  • Physical Description: 470 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Oceania -- Canada -- USA -- Latin America -- Antartica.
Summary, etc.: "Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Here are natural wonders-- the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably. Architectural marvels, including the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India. Mind-boggling events, like the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain, where men dressed as devils literally vault over rows of squirming infants. Not to mention the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, Turkmenistan's 40-year hole of fire called the Gates of Hell, a graveyard for decommissioned ships on the coast of Bangladesh, eccentric bone museums in Italy, or a weather-forecasting invention that was powered by leeches, still on display in Devon, England ..."--
Subject: Voyages and travels.
Historic sites > Guidebooks.
Civilization, Ancient.
Curiosities and wonders.
Genre: Travel writing.
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