The Best American Travel Writing 2011

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The Best American Travel Writing 2011
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A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2010.

The Best American Series®
First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites . A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.

The Best American Travel Writing 2011 includes

André Aciman, Christopher Buckley, Maureen Dowd,
Verlyn Klinkenborg, Ariel Levy, Téa Obreht, Annie Proulx,
Gary Shteyngart, William T. Vollmann,
Emily Witt, and others

Baker & Taylor
Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

& Taylor

The best-selling author of I Was Told There'd Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number brings her discerning eye to this year's volume of the finest travel writing. Original.

Statement of Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Sloan Crosley ; Jason Wilson, series editor
Title: The best American travel writing 2011
Publisher: Boston : Hougton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
Characteristics: xx, 255 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Contents: My Monet moment / Andre Aciman - - Southern culture on the skids / Ben Austen - - The coconut salesman / David Baez - - Venance LaFrance is not dead / Mischa Berlinski - - My year at sea / Christopher Buckley - - A girls' guide to Saudi Arabia / Maureen Dowd - - The last stand of free town / Porter Fox - - Stuck / Keith Gessen - - Famous / Tom Ireland - - The vanishing point / Verlyn Klinkenborg - - Reservations / Ariel Levy - - Aligning the internal compass / Jessica McCaughey - - The last inuit of Quebec / Justin Nobel - - Twilight of the vampires / Tea Obreht - - A year of birds / Annie Proulx - - Moscow on the med / Gary Shteyngart - - A head for the Emir / William T. Vollmann - - Miami party boom / Emily Witt
Subject Headings: Short stories, American Travelers' writings, American Travel Periodicals Excerpts Travel writing
Topical Term: Short stories, American
Travelers' writings, American
Travel writing
Additional Contributors: Wilson, Jason
Crosley, Sloane
ISBN: 0547333366
Branch Call Number: 910.4 B
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