By Brett H Snyder
By Conrad Machens,Stephan A. Lütgert
Die von Conrad Machens ursprünglich für den Abdruck in einer deutschen Tageszeitung vorgesehenen "Briefe von Fidschi" werden hiermit anlässlich seines eighty. Todesjahres erstmals als Buch vorgelegt.
By Matthew O'Brien,Danny Mollohan
By Hannes Hansen
By James B. Twitchell
In glance Away, Dixieland, Vermont-native Twitchell units out from his present domestic in
Florida at the inauguration day of America’s first black president to discover the “real” South and to attempt to appreciate the reality approximately his illustrious ancestor. He travels in an RV from Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp throughout Alabama and Mississippi to Coushatta, Louisiana. As he drives during the center of Dixie, Twitchell types in the course of the prejudices he realized from his northern rearing. In trying to find the tradition he had held at arm’s size for therefore lengthy, he excursions small-town southern life—in campgrounds, cotton gins, church buildings, nation festivals, and squirrel puppy kennels—and uncovers a few basic truths alongside the way in which. particularly, he discovers that prejudices of race, category, and beliefs will not be constrained by means of geography. As one guy from Georgia satirically summed up North as opposed to South stereotypes, “Y’all are impolite and we’re stupid.”
Unexpectedly, Twitchell additionally uncovers proof approximately his great-grandfather and sheds new mild on his family’s previous. An enlightening, funny, and refreshingly sincere seek, glance Away, Dixieland finds a number of the adjustments and similarities that eventually outline us as a nation.
By Wolfgang Hermann,Mark Miscovich
With an creation through Mark Miscovich.
By Bene Benedikt
By Henry James,John Auchard
In those essays on travels in Italy written from 1872 to 1909, Henry James explores artwork and faith, political shifts and cultural revolutions, and the character of go back and forth itself. James's enthusiastic appreciation of the unprecedented aesthetic attract of Venice, the energy of Rome, and the noisy, sensuous charm of Naples is in all places marked by way of pervasive remorse for the disappearance of the prior and by means of ambivalence in regards to the transformation of nineteenth-century Europe. John Auchard's vigorous creation and wide notes light up the outstanding changes among the ancient, political, and inventive Italy of James's travels and the metaphoric Italy that turned the atmosphere of a few of his best-known works of fiction. This variation contains an appendix of James's publication experiences on Italian travel-writing.
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By Melanie Hawks
Anna and Alma were acquaintances when you consider that graduate university, after they vowed to go back and forth jointly every year. Anna, clean off a painful divorce, nonetheless struggles with guilt over relocating to a different kingdom together with her children. but she perspectives those journeys with Alma with a view to reconnect with herself, eventually hoping that they're going to open Anna as much as the potential of love as soon as again.
Their holiday culture kicks off while Anna and Alma win a spring holiday cruise to the Bahamas aboard a luxurious ocean liner. Anna’s foray into piece swimsuits and socializing doesn’t end up particularly as anticipated, notwithstanding, because the “cruise send” seems to be an outsized ferry filled with drunken collage kids.
Their subsequent journey reveals the 2 most sensible associates in Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the place Anna’s inner conflict with herself involves a head. yet as she dances round an immense bonfire with the whole moon shining down, Anna starts permitting herself to stay within the second and eschew the phobia of judgment she has held onto so much of her lifestyles. From there, Anna embarks on a romantic yet ill-fated romance with a guy she meets in manhattan urban. Their affair takes her from Las Vegas to la, finally culminating in ultimate heartbreak.
Over the years, the ladies proceed their string of unique vacation trips. On their strategy to Puerto Rico and Vieques, Alma swoons over a guy who's truly Mr. Right—until it’s printed that he’s received a Mr. correct of his personal! In Thailand, the ladies spend time among girl clergymen, stopover at the Grand Palace, and prevent off on the island of Koh Samui. This quiet and contemplative holiday leaves Anna time to significantly give some thought to a dedication to a guy with whom she is carefully falling in love.
When Anna and Alma detect that their joint holidays must come to an finish for the following few years, Anna makes the daring determination to commute to Mexico on her personal. prior to giving herself thoroughly to a different individual, Anna needs to confirm as soon as and for all if she is safe adequate to by no means lose her voice in a dating back. Will her trip eventually come to a cheerful end?