Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



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

Foer, Joshua, (author.). Thuras, Dylan, (author.). Morton, Ella, (author.).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 910.202 FOER (Text) 34706001647900 Non-Fiction 900-999 Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 910.202 FOE (Text) 36626104091194 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 910.2 FOE (Text) 39970000624097 NF Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TRAVEL Foer (Text) 37516002053019 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 910.202 FOER (Text) 34330513435520 Adult - New Non-Fiction Checked out 12/18/2019
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 910.41 FOE (Text) 37323005459303 NEW-BKS Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 910.41 FOE (Text) 78551000544138 Non-Fiction Checked out 12/29/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781523506484
  • ISBN: 1523506482
  • Physical Description: 472 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), colour maps ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Revised & Updated." -- cover.
Includes fold-out map between pages 456-457.
Previous edition published in 2016.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Europe. Great Britain and Ireland ; Western Europe ; Eastern Europe ; Scandinavia -- Asia. The MIddle East ; South and Central Asia ; East Asia ; Southeast Asia -- Africa. North Africa ; West Africa ; Central Africa ; East Africa ; Southern Africa ; Islands of the Indian and South Atlantic oceans -- Oceania. Australia ; New Zealand ; Pacific Islands -- Canada. Western Canada ; Eastern Canada -- USA. West Coast ; Four Corners and the Southwest ; Great Plains ; The Midwest ; The Southeast ; The Mid-Atlantic ; New England ; Alaska and Hawaii -- Latin America. South America ; Mexico ; Central America ; Caribbean Islands -- Antarctica.
Summary, etc.:
This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with over one hundred new places, dozens and dozens of new photographs, and two very special features: twelve city guides, covering Berlin, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cairo, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Moscow, New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo. And a three-panel gatefold with a full-color map augmented by an around-the-world travel itinerary. More a cabinet of curiosities than traditional guidebook, Atlas Obscura revels in the unexpected, the overlooked, the bizarre, and the mysterious."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Voyages and travels.
Curiosities and wonders.
Historic sites > Guidebooks.
Civilization, Ancient.
Genre: Guidebooks.
Loading...

Joshua Foer is the cofounder and chairman of Atlas Obscura. He is also the author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, a bestseller published in 33 languages, and a forthcoming book about the world's last hunter-gatherers.

Ella Morton is a New Zealand-born, Australia-raised, Brooklyn-based writer, focusing on overlooked aspects of history and culture. After covering consumer technology at CNET she hosted Rocketboom NYC, a web show about New York&;s quirkier people and places. Her most popular interview was a chat with Cookie Monster on the set of Sesame Street. Ella was associate editor at AtlasObscura.com, where she wrote about such topics as tobacco smoke enemas, Victorian streaming music services, and the etiquette of marrying a ghost.

Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura. He is also the coauthor of The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid. 


Additional Resources