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Nexus. 2 Vacances à l'étranger —Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.
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2005

"Nexus", publié en 1960, devait être suivi d'un second volume, mais le projet de "Nexus 2" fut laissé en plan en 1962 après 112 feuillets. Ainsi, la conclusion à la trilogie "Crucifixion en rose" restera inachevée....

New Europe —Palin, Michael.
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2009

Palin's New Europe takes the form of a journey through countries which have rich and complex cultures. Few have survived intact, as the ebb and flow of warring armies has continually changed the map of Europe. Starting i...

One room in a castle letters from Spain, France and Greece —Connelly, Karen, 1969-
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2008

Connelly writes of her travels and experiences in Spain, France, and Greece. Favouring letters because of the "sometimes funny, sometimes jarring intimacy" they create, Connelly has collected letters she has written to f...

Journey to Kars —Glazebrook, Philip, 1937-
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2011

Amusing account of a solo trek from England to Kars, the Turkish town closest to the Soviet Union. The author compares 19th century journeys to the area with what today's tourist is likely to encounter. 1984.

Midnight in Sicily on art, food, history, travel and La Cosa Nostra —Robb, Peter.
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2008

A journey into the heart of Sicily, using art, food, history and literature to shed light on southern Italy's legacy of political corruption and violent crime. The text takes as its starting point the ongoing trial of se...

Molotov's magic lantern a journey in Russian history —Polonsky, Rachel.
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2011

When British journalist Rachel Polonsky moved to Moscow, she discovered an apartment building that was once home to the ruthless apparatchik Vyacheslav Molotov, a participant in the Great Purge - and also an ardent bibli...

Ireland's eye travels —Jarman, Mark Anthony, 1955-
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2006

On August 28, 1922, thousands of Dubliners came to pay respects to Michael Collins, the martyred Irish revolutionary, while elsewhere in the same city on the same afternoon, Michael Lyons, a cooper who worked for Guinnes...

Enterrez-moi debout l'odyssée des Tziganes —Fonseca, Isabel.
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2004

À la frontière entre le reportage, l'enquête ethnologique et l'étude historique, un remarquable livre qui retrace la vie des populations tsiganes d'Europe centrale. L'auteure a passé plus de quatre ans à enquêter ...

Café, cafés —Braudeau, Michel, 1946-
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2009

Publiée à l'origine dans "Le Monde", une série d'essais qui évoquent parallèlement l'histoire du café (qui vient au deuxième rang des échanges mondiaux après le pétrole) et celle de six grands cafés où s'est ...

Lost province adventures in a Moldovan family —Henighan, Stephen, 1960-
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2004

Moldova was created as a Soviet Republic when Romania was dismantled during World War II. As a westerner in this "lost province," Henighan feels he is an unnerving disappointment for many Moldovans. Yet he feels at home ...

Canadian travellers in Europe, 1851-1900 —Kröller, Eva-Marie.
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2012

A detailed survey of Canadian travel writing in the 19th century provides an unusual perspective on Canadian history. Canadians abroad preferred Britain, France, Italy and Palestine, in that order. The major world exposi...

Les anneaux de Saturne —Sebald, Winfried Georg, 1944-2001.
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2008

Cet homme qui voyage à pied dans les paysages de la côte est de l'Angleterre traverse en vérité l'épaisseur des temps disparus. Il chemine dans le souvenir des oeuvres fantasques de Thomas Browne, commente la leçon...

Narrow dog to Carcassonne —Darlington, Terry.
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2011

Terry and Monica Darlington are intrepid pensioners who made the surprising decision to sail their canal narrowboat Phillis May, sixteen hundred miles across France and down to the Mediterranean, accompanied only by thei...

It's not about the tapas —Evans, Polly.
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2009

After tiring of her job as editor of a Hong Kong entertainment weekly, Polly Evans set off on a bicycle voyage around Spainches From the ascents of the Pyrenees to the olive groves of Andalusia, Polly found adventure, i...

Miles away a walk across France —Morland, Miles.
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2012

In 1989 Miles Morland gave up his high-pressure job in the London office of a Wall Street firm--with no specific plans for the future. His wife Guislaine, whom he had divorced and remarried, suggested they walk across so...

Canadian travellers in Europe, 1851-1900 —Kröller, Eva-Marie.
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2012

A detailed survey of Canadian travel writing in the 19th century provides an unusual perspective on Canadian history. Canadians abroad preferred Britain, France, Italy and Palestine, in that order. The major world exposi...

Les Russes la vie de tous les jours en Union soviétique —Smith, Hedrick.
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2008

En 1971, l'auteur est nommé chef du bureau du New York Times à Moscou. Pendant 3 ans, il sillonnera l'URSS de la Sibérie à la Mer Noire. À travers son expérience, c'est le tableau vivant de tout un peuple qu'il nou...

Le Christ s'est arrêté à Eboli —Levi, Carlo, 1902-1975.
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2007

En Lucanie, province de sud de l'Italie, vivent riches propriétaires bourgeois et paysans pour qui la vie est dure, sans consolations. Carlo, médecin, soigne ces derniers, mais les premiers veulent l'en empêcher. 1948...

Off the map bicycling across Siberia —Jenkins, Mark D.
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2005

In 1989, three American and four Russians crossed Siberia by bicycle. The author describes the arduous 4-month-long journey; relationships with his teammates; an unwanted police escort for the first leg of the trip; cult...

Open lands travels through Russia's once forbidden places —Taplin, Mark, 1957-
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2011

An American diplomatic officer chronicles his travels through seven Russian cities and regions that were restricted zones prior to 1992. Describes the local scenes, people, and historical events that took place in these ...

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