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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

  • 1 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

5 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 910.41 FOE (Text) 39391006774127 Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 910.202 FOE (Text) 34330512962573 Adult - New Books Checked out 11/09/2016
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 910.202 FOE (Text) 78551000528185 Non-Fiction Checked out 11/02/2016
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 910.202 Foer (Text) 31208912488964 new non-fiction Checked out 11/08/2016
Seymour Main Library 910.202 ATLAS (Text) 37500004220279 New Items Checked out 10/24/2016
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 910.202 FOE (Text) 31951004152283 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 11/05/2016

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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