The best American travel writing 2020 / edited and with an introduction by Robert Macfarlane ; Jason Wilson, series editor
Book | Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 2020

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xxii, 311 pages ; 21 cm
The best American series
Best American series.
"The best travel writing essays of 2019 are collected in this volume that explores what it means to travel somewhere new"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-311).
Rick Steves wants to set you free / Sam Anderson -- On the road with Thomas Merton / Fred Bahnson -- If you are permanently lost / Molly McCully Brown -- Life, death, and the border patrol / Jackie Bryant Smith -- Volunteer's dilemma / Ken Budd -- My own private Iceland / Kyle Chayka -- Revisiting my grandfather's garden / Mojgan Ghazirad -- To the follower of Cheikh Bamba whom I met in Dakar / Emmanuel Iduma -- How to mourn a glacier / Lacy M. Johnson -- Such perfection / Chloé Cooper Jones -- What I learned in avalanche school / Heidi Julavits -- Glow / James Lasdun -- To hold oneself together / Yiyun Li -- The last of the great American hobos / Jeff MacGregor -- The trillion-dollar nowhere / Ben Mauk -- My father's land / Courtney Desiree Morris -- At the border, no one can know your name / Alejandra Oliva -- The shape of water / Stephanie Pearson -- Who lives in Palermo is Palermo / Ashley Powers -- Climate Signs / Emily Raboteau -- Walking with migrants / Paul Salopek -- Lost in Summerland / Barrett Swanson -- Vacation memories marred by the indelible stain of racism / Shanna B. Tiayon.
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