Better than fiction: true travel tales from great fiction writers.
- ISBN: 9781743217153 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1743217153 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : Lonely Planet Publications : 2012.
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|Summary, etc.:|| A collection of original travel stories told by some of the world's best novelists, including Isabel Allende, Keri Hulme, Peter Matthiessen, Alexander McCall Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, Tea Obreht and DBC Pierre. Exhilaratingly varied in place, plot, and voice, these tales all share one common characteristic: They manifest a passion for the precious gifts that travel confers, from its unexpected but inevitably enriching lessons about other peoples and places to the truths - sometimes uncomfortable but always enlarging - it reveals about ourselves.
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