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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. (Author). Thuras, Dylan, author. (Added Author). Morton, Ella, author. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 7 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur 910.202 FOE ATL (Text) 34207002040393 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
APLS-Geneva 910.202 FOE ATL (Text) 34207002039445 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola 910.202 FOE (Text) 33118000177197 Adult: New Book Checked out 12/14/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland 910.202 F654 (Text) 76383000445246 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 12/16/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 910.41 FOE (Text) 39391006774127 Nonfiction Checked out 12/22/2016
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange 910.202 FOE (Text) 30477100995012 Adult: New Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 910.202 FOE (Text) 34330512962573 Adult - New Books Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Township Public Library - Middletown 910.202 FOE (Text) 76331000129275 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 910.202 FOE (Text) 78551000528185 Non-Fiction Checked out 12/22/2016
Peru Public Library - Peru 910.2 FOER J (Text) 53069000458662 NEW BOOK Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761169086
  • ISBN: 0761169083
  • Physical Description: 470 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]

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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