The Resource The Art of Travel, Alain de Botton, (eBook)

The Art of Travel, Alain de Botton, (eBook)

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The Art of Travel
Title
The Art of Travel
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Alain de Botton
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Summary
Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life, de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to the takeoffs at Heathrow. Even as de Botton takes the reader along on his own peregrinations, he also cites such distinguished fellow-travelers as Baudelaire, Wordsworth, Van Gogh, the biologist Alexander von Humboldt, and the 18th-century eccentric Xavier de Maistre, who catalogued the wonders of his bedroom. The Art of Travel is a wise and utterly original book. Don't leave home without it.From the Trade Paperback edition
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De Botton, Alain
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English
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The Art of Travel, Alain de Botton, (eBook)
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Label
The Art of Travel, Alain de Botton, (eBook)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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multicolored
Control code
695587645
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unknown
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
71BEAA19-2B66-4B69-B15D-089B135178D3

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