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Book Cover: Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art

Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art

Author: Mary Rockefeller Morgan

ISBN: 9780062116185

The New York Times Book Review - Joshua Hammer …a taut thriller…In this book, Hoffman goes further than anyone in describing the charged political backdrop and the dynamics of Asmat society that surrounded Rockefeller's disappearance. He also builds a strong case for cannibalism—though the truth will probably never be known...

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Book Cover: The Rough Guide to Cambodia

The Rough Guide to Cambodia

Author: Meera Dattani

ISBN: 9780241279137

This in-depth coverage of Cambodia's local attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots - from the ornate temple of Angkor Wat to the amazing street food of Phnom Penh to the gorgeous beaches of Sihanoukville - and stunning color photography brings the nation to life.The locally...

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Book Cover: The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China

The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China

Author: Huan Hsu

ISBN: 9780307986306

A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family's hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before. In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather Liu's Yangtze River hometown of Xingang, Liu was forced to bury his valuables, including...

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Book Cover: Walking The Himalayas

Walking The Himalayas

Author: Levison Wood

ISBN: 9780316352420

Following his trek along the length of the Nile River, explorer Levison Wood takes on his greatest challenge yet-navigating the treacherous foothills of the Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range. Praised by Bear Grylls, Levison Wood has been called "the toughest man on TV" (The Times UK) . Now, following...

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Book Cover: Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London

Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London

Author: Lauren Elkin

ISBN: 9780374156046

Amazon Best Books of the Month (March 2017) The New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceFinancial Times, New Statesman and The Guardian Best Books of 2016The flneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals of the world with abandon. But it is the flneuse...

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Book Cover: Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Author: Joshua Foer

ISBN: 9780761169086

Since 2009 the folks behind AtlasObscura.com have scoured the planet for a look at the oddest and rarest of natural wonders, churches and cathedrals of every stripe, insanely dangerous bridges and passages, and architectural anomalies. They also cover museums devoted to hair, disease and torture, outlandish examples of outsider art...

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Book Cover: Off Track Planet's Travel Guide for the Young, Sexy, and Broke: Completely Revised and Updated

Off Track Planet's Travel Guide for the Young, Sexy, and Broke: Completely Revised and Updated

Author: Off Track Planet.

ISBN: 9780762459254

The editors of Off Track Planet specialize in inspiring the young, sexy masses to get off their asses and out into the world. Now, in this completely revised and updated edition of their comprehensive, uncensored travel guide, you have all the tools at your fingertips to do just that. Reignite...

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Book Cover: Kids Love Michigan, 6th Edition: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Michigan. 600 Fun Stops & Unique Spots

Kids Love Michigan, 6th Edition: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Michigan. 600 Fun Stops & Unique Spots

Author: Michele Darrall Zavatsky

ISBN: 9780997916003

KIDS LOVE MICHIGAN, 6th Edition: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Michigan. 600 Fun Stops & Unique Spots Discover places where you can "race" over giant sand dunes, climb aboard a lighthouse, explore the land of lakes, locks and falls, meet an inventor, or catch a fun factory tour...

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Book Cover: A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

Author: David Downie

ISBN: 9781250043153

"A top-notch walking tour of Paris. . . . The author's encyclopedic knowledge of the city and its artists grants him a mystical gift of access: doors left ajar and carriage gates left open foster his search for the city's magical story. Anyone who loves Paris will adore this joyful...

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Book Cover: Iowa Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

Iowa Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

Author: Lori Erickson

ISBN: 9781493027590

Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Iowa Off the Beaten Path shows you the Hawkeye State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed--from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds...

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Book Cover: Moon Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket

Moon Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket

Author: Ray Bartlett

ISBN: 9781631212680

Ray Bartlett offers his extensive knowledge on this classic New England destination, from fried clams and proper "chowda" to canoeing, windsurfing, and sailing. Bartlett narrows in on the unique charm of the region, where travelers can sit on the beach alongside celebrities and then go eat fried clams on picnic...

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Book Cover: 100 Things to Do in Columbus Before You Die

100 Things to Do in Columbus Before You Die

Author: Jackie Mantey

ISBN: 9781681060248

Columbus is the capital of Ohio and the 15th largest city in the United States. What the stats won't tell you, though, is that it's a secret gem of the Midwest. The diverse population that calls CBUS home makes it a testing ground for new trends - from burgers to...

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Book Cover: Along Interstate-75, 19th edition: The "must have" guide for your drive to and from Florida

Along Interstate-75, 19th edition: The "must have" guide for your drive to and from Florida

Author: Dave Hunter

ISBN: 9781896819198

Along Interstate-75, from Detroit to the Florida Border. Interstate-75 is the main route for the millions of Midwestern "snowbirds" who drive to and from Florida each winter . . . and the current edition of Along I-75 is the "must have" guide for the trip. Whether a first-timer or...

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