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Wanderlust


  • Author : Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2001-06-01
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781101199558

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A passionate, thought provoking exploration of walking as a political and cultural activity, from the author of the memoir Recollections of My Nonexistence Drawing together many histories--of anatomical evolution and city design, of treadmills and labyrinths, of walking clubs and sexual mores--Rebecca Solnit creates a fascinating portrait of the range of possibilities presented by walking. Arguing that the history of walking includes walking for pleasure as well as for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, Solnit focuses on the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture, from philosophers to poets to mountaineers. She profiles some of the most significant walkers in history and fiction--from Wordsworth to Gary Snyder, from Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet to Andre Breton's Nadja--finding a profound relationship between walking and thinking and walking and culture. Solnit argues for the necessity of preserving the time and space in which to walk in our ever more car-dependent and accelerated world.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2001-06-01
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0140286012

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A passionate, thought provoking exploration of walking as a political and cultural activity, from the author of the memoir Recollections of My Nonexistence Drawing together many histories--of anatomical evolution and city design, of treadmills and labyrinths, of walking clubs and sexual mores--Rebecca Solnit creates a fascinating portrait of the range of possibilities presented by walking. Arguing that the history of walking includes walking for pleasure as well as for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, Solnit focuses on the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture, from philosophers to poets to mountaineers. She profiles some of the most significant walkers in history and fiction--from Wordsworth to Gary Snyder, from Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet to Andre Breton's Nadja--finding a profound relationship between walking and thinking and walking and culture. Solnit argues for the necessity of preserving the time and space in which to walk in our ever more car-dependent and accelerated world.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher : Granta Books
  • Date : 2014-05-01
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781783780754

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What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march? In this first general history of walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories to create a range of possibilities for this most basic act. Arguing that walking as history means walking for pleasure and for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, Solnit homes in on the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture, from the peripatetic philosophers of ancient Greece to the poets of the Romantic Age, from the perambulations of the Surrealists to the ascents of mountaineers. With profiles of some of the most significant walkers in history and fiction - from Wordsworth to Gary Snyder, from Rousseau to Argentina's Mother of the Plaza de Mayo, from Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet to Andre Breton's Nadja - Wanderlust offers a provocative and profound examination of the interplay between the body, the imagination, and the world around the walker.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Danielle Steel
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Date : 2009-02-25
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780307567048

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Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them. Sheltered yet restless, responsible beyond her years yet hungering for experience, Audrey is hopelessly bound until she herself makes the daring decision to leave. As the 1930s unfold, alone, camera in hand, she will shock friends and outrage family as she plunges headlong into the wider world. Crossing the Atlantic aboard the luxurious Queen Mary, Audrey meets James and Violet Hawthorne, who will draw her into a sophisticated circle of artists and expatriates. And it is they who will introduce her to Charles Parker-Scott, in who Audrey will come to recognize a twin soul, a man propelled by relentless curiosity and driven by conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. Together they will spend an exquisite summer at Cap d'Antibes, then board the Orient Express on an adventure that will carry them to a remote outpost in China. But at the farthest reaches of this journey Aubrey must choose again. Japan has attacked China. Charles knows he must return to Europe at once. But Audrey becomes involved with a besieged orphanage and decides to remain in China without Charles, caring for the abandoned children until help arrives. In time Audrey will return to America with a daughter of her own. While she must come home to San Francisco to confront a world irrevocably changed by time, she finds she cannot stay. From prewar Germany to London during the Blitz, from a wrenching reunion with Charles to a war zone in North Africa, again and again she must choose between the dictates of her conscience and the yearnings of her heart. For Audrey Driscoll and the men and women whose lives touch hers, wanderlust is the inescapable element. Born at a time when women were expected to stay close to home and fulfill traditional roles, Audrey is compelled to follow the th

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Lauren Blakely
  • Publisher : Lauren Blakely Books
  • Date : 2018-03-20
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN :

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A charming British hero, the woman who tempts him, and a hands-off arrangement that's oh-so-hard to maintain... My bags are packed and I'm ready to go. All I have to do is board a plane, and I'll be on my way to fulfilling a promise I made long ago. Bonus points -- my last week in Paris looks to be even better when I meet a gorgeous, clever American woman and make plans to take her back to my flat that night. But before we can get together for what would surely be a fantastic final fling, my boss hits me with a double whammy. My previous client didn't pay, so the trip's postponed, and the new client I now desperately need is none other than the tempting American I'm about to take home. Time to keep my hands to myself. And as I do, we get to know each other while we wander the streets of Paris together, where I discover she's witty, kind and has a delicious zest for life. Trouble is, I'm taking off for the other side of the world any day now. What could go wrong with falling in love in Paris? Everything, if one of you is leaving...

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Elisabeth Eaves
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Date : 2011-05-24
  • Category : Travel
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781580053976

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Spanning fifteen years of travel, beginning when she is a sophomore in college, Wanderlust documents Elisabeth Eaves’s insatiable hunger for the rush of the unfamiliar and the experience of encountering new people and cultures. Young and independent, she crisscrosses five continents and chases the exotic, both in culture and in romance. In the jungles of Papua New Guinea, she loses herself—literally—to an Australian tour guide; in Cairo, she reconnects with her high school sweetheart, only to discover the beginning of a pattern that will characterize her life over the long-term: while long-distance relationships work well for her, traditional relationships do not. Wanderlust, however, is more than a chronological conquest of men and countries: at its core, it’s a journey of self-discovery. In the course of her travels, Eaves finds herself and the sense of home she’s been lacking since childhood—and she sheds light on a growing culture of young women who have the freedom and inclination to define their own, increasingly global, lifestyles, unfettered by traditional roles and conventions of past generations of women.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Ann Aguirre
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2008
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0441016278

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When Sirantha Jax, a "jumper" who has the ability to navigate faster-than-light ships through grimspace, is asked by the government to lead a diplomatic mission to the planet of Ithiss-Tor, she must deal with Syndicate criminals, romance, and man-eating aliens along the way. Original.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Marc Cardinal
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Date : 2010-02-19
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9781449079079

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Meet Sydney Taylor who is born with what I call Wanderlust, which is the impulse to wander or, as they say in modern times, a strong desire to travel and explore the world. From his birth in Greater London in a town called Leytonstone, England in 1887, follow his life as he runs away at a young age of fifteen to Canada. See and learn what he experiences as he starts his life-long work with the world's largest and oldest company, the Hudson Bay Company, which explored Canada and parts of the United States of America. See him as he travels across Canada, where he begins working in the wild, rough environment of the early 1900s trading with the Native Americans in outposts across northern Ontario. The story is based on the true-life journals of Sydney Taylor but the story is expounded on in such a fashionas to learn in detailabout the history and thegeography of everything he came into contact with. OfSydney Taylor, you can see from the beginning of the book that his life must have fashioned him into a person who would continually move to new places and,as such, hedeveloped a taste for travel or, as I call it, Wanderlust.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Don George
  • Publisher : Villard
  • Date : 2001-04-01
  • Category : Travel
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780375506499

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Wanderlust: Real-Life Tales of Adventure and Romance includes these forty-one scintillating and sizzling tales of serendipity: “On the Amazon” by Isabel Allende “Once Upon a Time in Italy” by Bill Barich “Naxos Nights” by Laurie Gough “Passionate and Penniless in Paris” by Maxine Rose Schur “Sleeping with Elephants” by Don Meredith “Romance in Romania” by Simon Winchester “Looking for Abdelati” by Tanya Shaffer “Special Delivery” by Lindsy van Gelder “England’s Decadent Delights” by Douglas Cruickshank “I Lost It at Club Med” by Po Bronson “Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow” by Taras Grescoe “Where the Hula Goddess Lives” by James D. Houston “In a French Cave” by Beth Kephart “How to Buy a Turkish Rug” by Laura Billings “The Dangers of Provence” by Peter Mayle “Hog Heaven: At the Memphis World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest” by David Kohn “Philosophy Au Lait” by David Downie “Your Money’s No Good Here” by Tim Cahill “Embraced in Spain” by Barry Yeoman “Italian Affair” by Laura Fraser “Tampax Nightmares” by Susan Hack “On Japanese Trains” by Sallie Tisdale “Oscar Night in Angkor Wat” by Jeff Greenwald “The Last Tourist in Mozambique” by Mary Roach “Inside Colombia” by Dawn MacKeen “Fade into Blue” by Amanda Jones “Navigating Nairobi” by Alicia Rebensdorf “Out of Africa” by Wendy Belcher “The Man Who Loved Books in Turkey” by Lisa Michaels “The Meaning of Gdańsk” by Jan Morris “How Zurich Invented the Modern World” by Carlos Fuentes “Storming The Beach” by Rolf Potts “Conquering Half Dome” by Don George “Looking for Mr. Watson” by Bill Belleville “Bewitched on Bali” by Pico Iyer “Lost in the Sahara” by Jeffrey Tayler “Fear, Drugs, and Soccer in Asia” by Karl Taro Greenfield “My Junior Year Abroad” by Edith Pearlman “Expatriate, with Olives” by Lucy McCauley “The Aussie Way of Wanderlust” by Tony Wheeler

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Jeff Krasno
  • Publisher : Rodale
  • Date : 2015-05-12
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781623363505

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Like the wildly popular festivals that have taken the yoga world by storm, Wanderlust is a road map for the millions of people engaged in cultivating their best selves. For the 20 million people who grab their yoga mats in the United States every week, this book gives a completely unique way to understand "yoga"--not just as something to do in practice, but as a broader principle for living. Wanderlust helps readers navigate their personal path and find their own true north, curating principles that embody the brand and lifestyle--authentic yoga practices, provocative thinking, music, art, good food, eco-friendly activities, and more. Each chapter includes expert yoga instruction by renowned teachers; inspiring music playlists to motivate readers to practice; thought-provoking art; awesome recipes for delicious, healthy foods to sustain a yoga regimen; and fun, unexpected detours. This wide array of ideas and beautiful visuals is designed to be hyper-stimulating--whether a reader follows the arc of the book from beginning to end or dips into chapters at random, she is sure to find something pleasing to the eye, to feel motivated to practice, and to want to reach for her deepest desires and dreams. This book brings the Wanderlust festival experience into any reader's home.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Tiya Vithalani
  • Publisher : The Little Booktique Hub
  • Date :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN :

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You undoubtedly have wanderlust if you're constantly daydreaming about exploring the world, rarely feel settled in one area, and have itching feet on a daily basis. Wanderlust is a strong urge to wander or travel around the world and discover new things. Wanderlust is a feeling that has nothing to do with the glitz and glam of flying, but there isn't much glitz and glam about flying these days. It's all about the novelty of seeing new locations and experiencing new things. The human brain is highly sensitive to novelty and finds it quite rewarding. We are constantly looking for fresh and intriguing things, and our brain makes completely new information "stand out." "Wanderlust" is a collection of stories, poems and articles that talks about wanderlust and travelling diaries.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Elisabeth Eaves
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Date : 2011
  • Category : Large print books
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN : 9781459614529

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This book documents the impulses that drive Elisabeth Eaves' insatiable hunger for the rush of the unfamiliar. She is both restless vagabond and astute observer as she crisscrosses five continents, chasing the exotic in both culture and romance. She loses herself in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, rekindles old love and new passion in Cairo, and finds an intinerant brotherhood of raucous men in the land Down Under. Like the random possessions she leaves in her wake, from Australia to Yemen, she also leaves behind a string of lovers. But this is about more than just sensual conquest; it is also a journey of self-discovery, in which her pursuit ultimately guides her home - back cover.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Ava Kabouchy
  • Publisher : Europa Edizioni
  • Date : 2022-03-31
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN : 9791220125413

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Could an American woman, already a grandmother, enjoy living her life in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a country known as one of the world’s most repressive societies? A country with a vision of women and their freedoms different from what she was accustomed to? What the author found there, instead, were magical days, sand dunes reaching to the sky, unforgettable encounters, renown Bedouin hospitality, and a new love. All these new experiences led to a path of awareness and self-confidence that gave a new color to the life of a woman who wasn’t finished exploring the world and learning from it. Find in these pages a new perspective on Saudi Arabia and a woman’s rebirth in the beauties of a country too often considered devoid of wonders. As a child, Ava Kabouchy was fascinated by world maps, which later turned into travels to many parts of the world. She has worked in several African countries, created a microcredit group for women in Honduras, and did a volunteer photography gig for a clinic for a Mayan community in a remote mountainous region of Guatemala. Recently, she hiked along the Camino de Santiago in Spain and in France, and traveled in Morocco, fulfilling a childhood dream of walking barefoot in the Sahara. Saudi Arabia was never on Ava’s list of travel destinations, but when she was offered a teaching position in Riyadh, she immediately knew that she would accept it. Already a grandmother when she left for Riyadh, she found new friends, adventures she could never have imagined, love, and a new lease on life. Ava is the author of the recently published Where in the World is Grammie Now?, a book for young readers to teach them about Saudi Arabia, a country not often studied in middle school curricula. The book also encourages other Grammies not to listen to what they say, but to go see. Ava makes her home in southwest France and on a remote island off the coast of Maine, USA.

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Tanis Gray
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2015-02-06
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9781620338339

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Explore 46 new knitting patterns that celebrate bohemian style! Let Wanderlust take you on a journey through 46 delightful knitting patterns! Discover a wide range of knitting projects, including knit cowls, scarves, shawls, hats, mittens, and sweaters. Ideal for knitted gifts, the projects range from easy garter stitch and stockinette to pretty lace patterns, chunky cables, simple colorwork, and more. All of the knitting designs in Wanderlust are made with 100% superwash extrafine merino wool--perfect for active modern lifestyles. With quick accessories and garments for both men and women, including seven glorious sweaters, you will find something for everyone on your knitting list, and more importantly, for yourself!

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Wanderlust


  • Author : Rishav Banerjee
  • Publisher : The World Of Hidden Thoughts
  • Date : 2020-08-23
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN :

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Wanderlust is a collection of poems, short stories, essays and micro tales complied by Rishav Banerjee and Shubham Tyagi from India. This project is a combination of work of some well known and influential national and international writers who have worked in many famous anthologies. Wanderlust contains travelling experiences of people and what made them a traveller. It also contains write ups explaining the exotic view and the beauty of many dream destinations of people. It also includes many exciting jungle and trekking incidents. It also contains writings that will tell you about the beauty, culture, heritage and cuisines of our motherland India.