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The Resource My kind of place : travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere, Susan Orlean

My kind of place : travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere, Susan Orlean

Label
My kind of place : travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere
Title
My kind of place
Title remainder
travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere
Statement of responsibility
Susan Orlean
Title variation
My kind of place
Title variation remainder
travel stories from a woman whos been everywhere
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In My Kind of Place, Susan Orlean takes readers on a series of remarkable journeys in a uniquely witty and sophisticated travel book. In this collection of adventures far and near, Orlean conducts a tour of the world via its subcultures, from the heart of the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois - and even into her own apartment, where she imagines a very famous houseguest taking advantage of her hospitality."--Jacket
Summary
Susan Orlean takes readers on a series of remarkable journeys in this witty, sophisticated, and far-flung travel book
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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198704
Cataloging source
DLC
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Orlean, Susan
Dewey number
  • 910.4
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orlean, Susan
  • Voyages and travels
  • Orlean, Susan
  • Travel
  • Voyages and travels
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere
Label
My kind of place : travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere, Susan Orlean
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lifelike [Springfield, IL] -- A place called Midland [Midland, TX] -- Beautiful girls [Prattville, al.] -- Party line [Dimondale, MI] -- Madame president [New York City, NY] -- All mixed up [Queens, NY] -- The lady and the tigers [Jackson, NJ] -- Super-duper [Miami, FL] -- The homesick restaurant [Miami, FL, and Havana, Cuba] -- Rough diamonds [Havana, Cuba] -- Carbonaro and primavera [Cienfuegos, Cuba] -- The Congo sound [Paris, France] -- Like waters and chocolate pancakes [Heviz, Hungary] -- Shooting party [Biggar, Scotland] -- Fertile ground [Bhutan] -- Do we transcend before or after we purchase the commemorative eel cakes? [Mount Fuji, Japan] -- Game plan [Sydney, Australia] -- The place to disappear [Bangkok, Thailand] -- Homewrecker -- The world -- Skymalling -- We just up and left -- Art for everybody -- Intensive care -- Royalty -- Uplifting -- My life : a series of performance art pieces -- Shiftless little loafers -- Where's Willy? -- Shadow memory
Control code
ocm61895943
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
xvi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780812974874
Lccn
2005282729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)61895943
Label
My kind of place : travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere, Susan Orlean
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lifelike [Springfield, IL] -- A place called Midland [Midland, TX] -- Beautiful girls [Prattville, al.] -- Party line [Dimondale, MI] -- Madame president [New York City, NY] -- All mixed up [Queens, NY] -- The lady and the tigers [Jackson, NJ] -- Super-duper [Miami, FL] -- The homesick restaurant [Miami, FL, and Havana, Cuba] -- Rough diamonds [Havana, Cuba] -- Carbonaro and primavera [Cienfuegos, Cuba] -- The Congo sound [Paris, France] -- Like waters and chocolate pancakes [Heviz, Hungary] -- Shooting party [Biggar, Scotland] -- Fertile ground [Bhutan] -- Do we transcend before or after we purchase the commemorative eel cakes? [Mount Fuji, Japan] -- Game plan [Sydney, Australia] -- The place to disappear [Bangkok, Thailand] -- Homewrecker -- The world -- Skymalling -- We just up and left -- Art for everybody -- Intensive care -- Royalty -- Uplifting -- My life : a series of performance art pieces -- Shiftless little loafers -- Where's Willy? -- Shadow memory
Control code
ocm61895943
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
xvi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780812974874
Lccn
2005282729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)61895943

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