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Product Description: In O My America!, the travel writer and biographer Sara Wheeler embarks on a journey across the United States, guided by the adventures of six women who reinvented themselves as they chased the frontier west.Wheeler's career has propelled her from pole to pole―camping in Arctic igloos, tracking Indian elephants, contemplating East African swamps so hot that toads explode―but as she stared down the uncharted territory of middle age, she found herself in need of a guide...read more

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9780374298814 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 24, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In O My America!

Paperback:

9780374534783 | North Point Pr, August 5, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In O My America!

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Product Description: Adventures in going forth and staying put from one of our greatest travel writersIn vivid, urgent books such as Terra Incognita and The Magnetic North, Sara Wheeler reckoned with the allure and brutality of life on the fringes, exploring distant lands with an extraordinary sensitivity to history, to place, and to the people who inhabit them...read more

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9780865478770 | North Point Pr, January 22, 2013, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Adventures in going forth and staying put from one of our greatest travel writersIn vivid, urgent books such as Terra Incognita and The Magnetic North, Sara Wheeler reckoned with the allure and brutality of life on the fringes, exploring distant lands with an extraordinary sensitivity to history, to place, and to the people who inhabit them.

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Product Description: A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our timeBeryl Markham's West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Isak Dinesen...read more
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9780865477636 | North Point Pr, January 22, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our timeBeryl Markham's West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Isak Dinesen.

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9780374533090 | Reprint edition (North Point Pr, February 14, 2012), cover price $22.00

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Product Description: A champion of Africa, legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Denys Finch Hatton inspired Karen Blixen to write the unforgettable Out of Africa. Now esteemed British biographer Sara Wheeler tells the truth about this extraordinarily charismatic adventurer...read more

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9781400060696 | Random House Inc, April 24, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Denys Finch Hatton was born to an old aristocratic family.

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9780812968927 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, July 14, 2009), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A champion of Africa, legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Denys Finch Hatton inspired Karen Blixen to write the unforgettable Out of Africa.

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Product Description: The seahorse-shaped island of Evia – Euboia in classical history and Negroponte for many centuries – is the second largest in Greece, yet it is almost completely undiscovered by tourists. Separated from the mainland by only a sliver of sea, Evia has had a turbulent history...read more

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9781845113407 | Reprint edition (Tauris Parke Paperbacks, May 1, 2007), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: The seahorse-shaped island of Evia – Euboia in classical history and Negroponte for many centuries – is the second largest in Greece, yet it is almost completely undiscovered by tourists.

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The most authorative book available on Chile, now updated with a new 5,000-word introduction.

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9780349120010 | Gardners Books, December 7, 2006, cover price $16.20 | About this edition: The most authorative book available on Chile, now updated with a new 5,000-word introduction.

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An authorized biography of Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard describes his adventures during Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole, his service during World War I, his battle against debilitating depression, and his masterful account of his polar adventures, The Worst Journey in the World. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780375503283 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, April 1, 2002), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An authorized biography of Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard describes his adventures during Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole and his masterful account of his polar adventures, 'The Worst Journey in the World.

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9780375754548 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, April 1, 2003), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An authorized biography of Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard describes his adventures during Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole, his service during World War I, his battle against debilitating depression, and his masterful account of his polar adventures, The Worst Journey in the World.

The author tells the story of her experiences living and working in Antarctica

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9780872262959 | Peter Bedrick Books, April 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author tells the story of her experiences living and working in Antarctica

Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide--not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the world to the sepulchral wastes of Antarctica. Eloquent, astute, nimble with history and deftly amusing, Travels in a Thin Country established Sara Wheeler as one of the very best travel writers in the world.

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9780375753657 | Modern Library, March 1, 1999, cover price $18.00
9780316932578 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, June 1, 1995), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide--not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the world to the sepulchral wastes of Antarctica.

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Product Description: It is the coldest, windiest, driest place on earth, an icy desert of unearthly beauty and stubborn impenetrability. For centuries, Antarctica has captured the imagination of our greatest scientists and explorers, lingering in the spirit long after their return...read more

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9780679440789 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The first woman ever sponsored by the U.

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9780375753381 | Modern Library, March 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: It is the coldest, windiest, driest place on earth, an icy desert of unearthly beauty and stubborn impenetrability.
9780099731818 | New edition (Vintage Uk, September 4, 1997), cover price $14.40 | About this edition: Sara Wheeler was the first woman selected by the American government to be the 'Writer in Residence at the US South Pole Station'.

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Offers advice on traveling to Antarctica, and discusses wildlife, historic and scientific sites, and environmental concerns

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9781860110474 | Globe Pequot Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Offers advice on traveling to Antarctica, and discusses wildlife, historic and scientific sites, and environmental concerns

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Product Description: Book by Wheeler, Sara

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9789622174573 | Odyssey Pubns, March 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Book by Wheeler, Sara

Hardcover:

9780708934227 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, December 1, 1995), cover price $29.99

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