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The Resource Marco Polo didn't go there : stories and revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer : with special commentary track, Rolf Potts

Marco Polo didn't go there : stories and revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer : with special commentary track, Rolf Potts

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Marco Polo didn't go there : stories and revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer : with special commentary track
Title
Marco Polo didn't go there
Title remainder
stories and revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer : with special commentary track
Statement of responsibility
Rolf Potts
Title variation
Marco Polo did not go there
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
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Potts, Rolf
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Potts, Rolf
  • Travel writers
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Marco Polo didn't go there : stories and revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer : with special commentary track, Rolf Potts
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Publication
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For the past ten years, Rolf Potts has taken his keen travel sensibility into the far reaches of five continent for publications such as National Geographic Traveler, Salon.com, and The New York Times Magazine. This book documents his boldest, funniest, and most revealing journeys--from getting stranded without water in the Libyan Desert, to crashing the set of a Leonardo DiCaprio movie in Thailand, to learning the secrets of Tantric sex in a dubious Indian ashram
Contents
  • Tantric sex for dilettantes
  • The barbecue Jesus and other epiphanies
  • Going native in the Australian Outback
  • Backpackers' Ball at the Sultan Hotel
  • Death of an adventure traveler
  • The dubious thrill of press trips.
  • Cycladian rhythm
  • Seven (or so) sins on the Isle of Spice
  • Virgin trail
  • People you don't forget.
  • Adventures and misadventures.
  • My Beirut hostage crisis
  • Up Cambodia without a phrasebook
  • Islam's bloody celebration
  • Digging Mr. Benny's dead uncle
  • The living museum of everywhere and nowhere
  • Tutorial.
  • The art of writing a story about walking across Andorra
  • Storming The beach
  • Road roulette
  • Toura incognita
  • Be your own donkey
  • Something approaching enlightenment
  • Turkish knockout
  • I'm a tourist, you're a tourist.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 323 p.
Isbn
9781932361612
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008019755
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226984754
  • (OCoLC)ocn226984754
  • 730080
Label
Marco Polo didn't go there : stories and revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer : with special commentary track, Rolf Potts
Publication
Note
For the past ten years, Rolf Potts has taken his keen travel sensibility into the far reaches of five continent for publications such as National Geographic Traveler, Salon.com, and The New York Times Magazine. This book documents his boldest, funniest, and most revealing journeys--from getting stranded without water in the Libyan Desert, to crashing the set of a Leonardo DiCaprio movie in Thailand, to learning the secrets of Tantric sex in a dubious Indian ashram
Contents
  • Tantric sex for dilettantes
  • The barbecue Jesus and other epiphanies
  • Going native in the Australian Outback
  • Backpackers' Ball at the Sultan Hotel
  • Death of an adventure traveler
  • The dubious thrill of press trips.
  • Cycladian rhythm
  • Seven (or so) sins on the Isle of Spice
  • Virgin trail
  • People you don't forget.
  • Adventures and misadventures.
  • My Beirut hostage crisis
  • Up Cambodia without a phrasebook
  • Islam's bloody celebration
  • Digging Mr. Benny's dead uncle
  • The living museum of everywhere and nowhere
  • Tutorial.
  • The art of writing a story about walking across Andorra
  • Storming The beach
  • Road roulette
  • Toura incognita
  • Be your own donkey
  • Something approaching enlightenment
  • Turkish knockout
  • I'm a tourist, you're a tourist.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 323 p.
Isbn
9781932361612
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008019755
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226984754
  • (OCoLC)ocn226984754
  • 730080

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