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published: Aug 1994
ISBN:9780394280653
publisher: Knopf Canada
imprint: Vintage Canada

Home and Away

by Ronald Wright

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list price: $15
edition:Paperback
category: Travel
published: Aug 1994
ISBN:9780394280653
publisher: Knopf Canada
imprint: Vintage Canada
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The first major collection of travel pieces from the bestselling author of Stolen Continents reveals the world to us--from Belize to Egypt--in all its comedy, strangeness and humanity.  Home and Away is a marvellous mix of adventure and observation, antique civilizations, contemporary politics and irresistible storytelling.

Contributor Notes

Ronald Wright is the author of five highly praised books including Time Among the Maya, On Fiji Islands and the international bestseller Stolen Continents.  He lives near Port Hope, Ontario.

Editorial Review

"Superb.  The ingredients of the Wright style...transform each piece from a trip into an exploration." --NOW
"Magic...one of Canada's most seasoned and eloquent travellers." --Maclean's
"A sort of greatest hits collection...he writes a hell of a book." --The Globe and Mail

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