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Maiden Voyages : Writings of Women Travelers
Maiden Voyages Writings of Women Travelers
Author: Mary Morris, Larry O'Connor — A grand collection of writings by women travelers spanning the continents and the years. Three hundred years of women traveling the globe, from Lady Mary Wortley Montagu in Constantinople to Mabel Sharman Crawford in Algeria, Frances Trollope on the domestic manners of the Americans to Edith Wharton in Morocco and Willa Cather in Eur...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679740308
ISBN-10: 0679740309
Pages: 464
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Publisher: Vintage
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Whether it is Edith Wharton, marveling at the magical beauty of a Marrakech palace garden; Mildred Cable, windering at dust demons, phantom voices, and mirages emerging from the dunes of the Gobi dessert; or Joan Didion, surveying the trappings of power and violence in present day Bogata, the women gathered in this generous and delightful anthology - "women of means and without domestic ties" show as much of themselves as they show of the strange and wonderful places they visit.