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Product Description: Over the summer of 2011, Dervla Murphy spent a month in the Gaza Strip. She met liberals and Islamists, Hamas and Fatah supporters, rich and poor. Through reported conversations, she creates a vivid picture of life in this coastal fragment of self-governing Palestine...read more

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9781906011475 | Dufour Editions, July 1, 2013, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Over the Summer of 2011, Dervla Murphy spent a month in the Gaza Strip.

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9781780600673 | Eland Pub Ltd, December 8, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Over the summer of 2011, Dervla Murphy spent a month in the Gaza Strip.

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Product Description: A brand new collection of remarkable travel tales from ‘Silver Travelers'. Dervla Murphy traveling in Havana at the age of 74, Matthew Parris swimming the Thames at 60, and Colin Thubron climbing the last stronghold of the Assassins in his 60s are among the writers recounting their adventures, often defying expectations – and the odds – and going outside their comfort zone to take a less-traveled path in later life...read more

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9781784770273 | Bradt Pubns, November 7, 2015, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A brand new collection of remarkable travel tales from ‘Silver Travelers'.

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Product Description: Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of her most recent journeys into Israel and Palestine. In cramped Haifa high-rises, in homes in the settlements, and in a refugee camp on the West Bank, she talks with whomever she meets, trying to understand them and their attitudes with her customary curiosity, her acute ear and mind, her empathy, her openness to the experience, and her moral seriousness...read more

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9781780600451 | Eland Pub Ltd, March 18, 2015, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of her most recent journeys to Israel and Palestine.
9780415095761, titled "Colloquial Thai" | Har/cas edition (Routledge, October 1, 1994), cover price $54.95 | also contains Colloquial Thai | About this edition: Colloquial Thai is easy to use and completely up-to-date!

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9781780600703 | Eland Pub Ltd, December 8, 2015, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of her most recent journeys into Israel and Palestine.

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Product Description: At the height of The Troubles, Dervla Murphy bicycled to Northern Ireland to try to understand the situation by speaking to people on either side of the divide. Despite her own family connections to the IRA, she travelled north largely unfettered by sectarian loyalties...read more

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9781780600116 | Dufour Editions, September 30, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: At the height of The Troubles, Dervla Murphy bicycled to Northern Ireland to try to understand the situation by speaking to people on either side of the divide.

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Product Description: Travelling for the first time with her five-year-old daughter Rachel, Dervla Murphy, with little money, no taste for luxury and few concrete plans, meanders south from Bombay to the tip of India before doubling back to the place they liked most - the hill province of Coorg...read more

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9781780600123 | Eland Pub Ltd, October 15, 2014, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Travelling for the first time with her five-year-old daughter Rachel, Dervla Murphy, with little money, no taste for luxury and few concrete plans, meanders south from Bombay to the tip of India before doubling back to the place they liked most - the hill province of Coorg.

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Product Description: Dervla Murphy set out with her pack-mule Jock on a hazardous trek through Ethiopia's remote and hostile regions. Inspired by stories of Prester John and the Queen of Sheba, she hoped to find beauty, danger, solitude, and mystery. Instead, she encountered rough terrain, exhaustion, illness, and the disorder of the Ethiopians' domestic affairs - all of which she conquered with endurance and good humor...read more

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9781850890126 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, March 1, 1986), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Dervla Murphy set out with her pack-mule, Jock, on a hazardous trek through Ethiopia's remote and hostile regions.

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9781906011673 | Reprint edition (Dufour Editions, July 15, 2012), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Dervla Murphy set out with her pack-mule Jock on a hazardous trek through Ethiopia's remote and hostile regions.
9780719565113 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Dervla Murphy set out with her pack-mule, Jock, on a hazardous trek through Ethiopia's remote and hostile regions.

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Product Description: Having settled in a village in the Pokhara Valley to work at a Tibetan refugee camp, Dervla Murphy makes her home in a tiny, vermin-infested room over a stall in the bazaar. In diary form, she describes her various journeys by air, by bicycle, and on foot into the remote and mountainous Lantang region on the border of Tibet...read more

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9780879512514 | Overlook Pr, December 1, 1987, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The author recounts her experiences traveling in Nepal and shares her observations on the local peoples and cultures
9780719517457 | Transatlantic Arts, June 1, 1968, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Seasoned travel writer Dervla Murphy's portrait of Nepal and the Nepalese.

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9781906011659 | Dufour Editions, April 15, 2012, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Having settled in a village in the Pokhara Valley to work at a Tibetan refugee camp, Dervla Murphy makes her home in a tiny, vermin-infested room over a stall in the bazaar.
9780879513054 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, February 1, 1990), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The author recounts her experiences traveling in Nepal and shares her observations on the local peoples and cultures

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Product Description: Tibetan Foothold is Dervla Murphy's account of the day-to-day life in an orphanage for Tibetan children in the refugee camps of Northern India in the 1960s. Dervla vividly describes the children's lives in squalor while a handful of dedicated volunteers do their best to feed and care for them, attempting to keep disease at bay with limited resources...read more

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9781906011642 | Reprint edition (Dufour Editions, April 15, 2012), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Tibetan Foothold is Dervla Murphy's account of the day-to-day life in an orphanage for Tibetan children in the refugee camps of Northern India in the 1960s.

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Product Description: One winter, Dervla Murphy, the four-footed Hallam and her six-year-old daughter Rachel explored `Little Tibet' high up in the Karakoram Mountains in the frozen heart of the Western Himalayas - on the Pakistan side of the disputed border with Kashmir...read more

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9781906011666 | Dufour Editions, April 15, 2012, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: One winter, Dervla Murphy, the four-footed Hallam and her six-year-old daughter Rachel explored `Little Tibet' high up in the Karakoram Mountains in the frozen heart of the Western Himalayas - on the Pakistan side of the disputed border with Kashmir.

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Product Description: In this beautifully written and searingly honest autobiography, the intrepid cyclist and traveler Dervla Murphy remembers her richly unconventional first thirty years. She describes her determined childhood self - strong-willed and beguiled by books from the first - her intermittent formal education and the intense relationship of an only child with her parents, particularly her invalid mother, whom she nursed until her death...read more

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9781906011406 | Dufour Editions, March 15, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In this beautifully written and searingly honest autobiography, the intrepid cyclist and traveler Dervla Murphy remembers her richly unconventional first thirty years.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1965, it is the diary of her bicycle trek from Dunkirk, across Europe, through Iran and Afghanistan, over the Himalayas to Pakistan and India. Murphy's immediate rapport with the people she alights among is vibrant and appealing and makes her travelogue unique...read more

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9781850890478 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, January 1, 1987), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Shortly after her tenth birthday, Dervla Murphy decided to cycle to India.
9780879512361 | Viking Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The author recounts her experiences traveling by bicycle through Europe, Persia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan to India in 1963

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9781906011413 | Dufour Editions, January 18, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1965, it is the diary of her bicycle trek from Dunkirk, across Europe, through Iran and Afghanistan, over the Himalayas to Pakistan and India.
9780879512484 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, March 1, 1987), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A bicycle trek across two continents.

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Product Description: Take a three-generation family holiday in Cuba in the company of Dervla Murphy, her daughter, and three young granddaughters as they trek into the hills and along the coast as a family, camping out on empty beaches beneath the stars and relishing the ubiquitous Cuban hospitality...read more

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9781906011352 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2008, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Take a three-generation family holiday in Cuba in the company of Dervla Murphy, her daughter, and three young granddaughters as they trek into the hills and along the coast as a family, camping out on empty beaches beneath the stars and relishing the ubiquitous Cuban hospitality.

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Product Description: Silverland charts Dervla Murphy's extraordinary expedition through the snowscapes of Far Eastern Russia. No stranger to adventure, the intrepid septuagenarian's mid-winter journey takes her beyond Siberia to the furthest corners of Russia - areas proximate to Japan, Mongolia and the Arctic Circle...read more

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9780719568282 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, November 1, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Charts the author's extraordinary expedition through the snowscapes of Far Eastern Russia, the coal-fuelled slow-train around regions hardly exposed to tourism and a host of colourful and generous characters.

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9780719568299 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, January 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Silverland charts Dervla Murphy's extraordinary expedition through the snowscapes of Far Eastern Russia.

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Product Description: The autobiography of the Duke of Pirajno, who worked for eighteen years as a doctor in Libya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somaliland.
By Dervla Murphy (other contributor), Kathleen Naylor (trans) and Alberto Denti Di Pirajno

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9780907871446 | Eland & Sickle Moon Books, May 15, 2006, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The autobiography of the Duke of Pirajno, who worked for eighteen years as a doctor in Libya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somaliland.

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With only the most basic necessities to sustain them and spending most of their time above 10,000 feet, Dervla Murphy, her nine-year-old daughter Rachel and Juana, an elegant mule, clambered the length of mountainous Peru. This is the story of their extraordinary adventure along the mountain paths.

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9780719565168 | New edition (John Murray Pubs Ltd, April 1, 2006), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With only the most basic necessities to sustain them and spending most of their time above 10,000 feet, Dervla Murphy, her nine-year-old daughter Rachel and Juana, an elegant mule, clambered the length of mountainous Peru.

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Dervla Murphy and her daughter Rachel planned to meander through southern India but along the way they fell in love with the remote mountain paradise of Coorg and stayed for two months. Murphy's account brings to life the beautiful landscapes and friendly people of a little-known part of India.

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9780719565120 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, April 1, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Dervla Murphy and her daughter Rachel planned to meander through southern India but along the way they fell in love with the remote mountain paradise of Coorg and stayed for two months.
9780879513818 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, November 1, 1990), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: With her five-year-old daughter as a traveling companion, Dervla Murphy set off for Bombay, with plans to meander through southern India.

Shortly after her tenth birthday, inspired by an atlas she was given, Dervla Murphy decided that she would one day cycle to India. Almost 20 years later she set out to achieve her ambition, pedalling her trusty bicycle, Roz. Here she describes her journey and experiences.

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9780719565144 | New edition (John Murray Pubs Ltd, April 1, 2006), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Shortly after her tenth birthday, inspired by an atlas she was given, Dervla Murphy decided that she would one day cycle to India.

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Describes a journey that didn't happen - and what happened instead. This book is a story of fortitude and resourcefulness as the author finds friendship and culture in a seemingly monotonous, bleak and inhospitable place far from what we know as 'civilised'. It is a voyage of Siberian self-discovery.

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9780719566646 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, April 1, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Describes a journey that didn't happen - and what happened instead.

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Product Description: While bicycling hundreds of miles through beautiful yet tragically depopulated regions of Albania and the former Yugoslavia, Dervla stayed with families forcibly uprooted, their lives devastated by murder and pillage. Conversations revealed the griefs and confusions of ordinary people, many of whom were extraordinarily brave and resilient during the 'decade of decay'...read more

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9780719565106 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: While bicycling hundreds of miles through beautiful yet tragically depopulated regions of Albania and the former Yugoslavia, Dervla stayed with families forcibly uprooted, their lives devastated by murder and pillage.

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Product Description: One winter, Dervla Murphy and her six-year-old daughter explored 'Little Tibet' high up in the Karakoram Mountains in the frozen heart of the Western Himalayas. For three months they travelled on foot and on pony along the perilous Indus Gorge and into nearby valleys...read more

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9780719565151 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: One winter, Dervla Murphy and her six-year-old daughter explored 'Little Tibet' high up in the Karakoram Mountains in the frozen heart of the Western Himalayas.

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A collection of inspirational accounts by women travelers demonstrates how women are more open to personal contacts with other cultures and encounter the world from a different perspective and includes contributions from Gretel Ehrlich, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Helen Thayer, Mary Morris, and other notable authors. Reprint.
By Marybeth Bond (editor) and Dervla Murphy (introduced by)

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9781885211958 | 2 sub edition (Travelers'' Tales Inc, April 1, 2003), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of inspirational accounts by women travelers demonstrates how women are more open to personal contacts with other cultures and encounter the world from a different perspective and includes contributions from Gretel Ehrlich, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Helen Thayer, Mary Morris, and other notable authors.

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A renowned travel writer describes her journey into the small Southeast Asia country of Laos, a land of gentle and welcoming people who are still dealing with the repercussions of the Vietnam War and are confronted once again with the pressures and encroachment of the modern world.

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9781585671434 | Overlook Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A travel writer describes her journey into Laos, a land of gentle and welcoming people who are still dealing with the repercussions of the Vietnam War and are confronted once again with the pressures and encroachment of the modern world.

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A renowned travel writer details her six-thousand-mile odyssey through the nine provinces of the new South Africa, describing the people, culture, landscape, and complex problems of the country. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780879519483 | Overlook Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A renowned travel writer details her six-thousand-mile odyssey through the nine provinces of the new South Africa, describing the people, culture, landscape, and complex problems of the country

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9781585671274 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, March 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A renowned travel writer details her six-thousand-mile odyssey through the nine provinces of the new South Africa, describing the people, culture, landscape, and complex problems of the country.

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This is an account of the author's journey in March 1987 to the remote West African country of Cameroon, little known apart from being the shelter of six million refugees from Chad. The book recounts her travels through various terrains in order to learn more about the native people.

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9781850892625 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, June 1, 1991), cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The author recounts her adventures in Cameroon.
9780879514150 | Overlook Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Relates the author's experiences traveling from village to village across Cameroon with her daughter

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9780006551959 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, November 15, 1999), cover price $12.35 | About this edition: This is an account of the author's journey in March 1987 to the remote West African country of Cameroon, little known apart from being the shelter of six million refugees from Chad.
9780879514761 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, June 1, 1992), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The author recounts her adventures in Cameroon.

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Product Description: Three thousand miles by bicycle through Africa. In January 1992, Dervla Murphy prescribed herself several carefree months and embarked on a cycle tour (pedaling and pushing) from Kenya to Zimbabwe via Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia on the cyclist’s equivalent of a Rolls Royce called Lear...read more

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9780879515560 | Overlook Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A record of the author's three-thousand-mile trip by mountain bike through sub-Saharan Africa describes the landscape and village life of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and other countries, and the impact of AIDS, drought, and economic mismanagement there.
9781856952354 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, March 1, 1995), cover price $24.95

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9780879516710 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, July 1, 1996), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Three thousand miles by bicycle through Africa.

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