the wayward tourist

Book Title : The Wayward Tourist
Author : Mark Twain
Publisher : Melbourne University Publish
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 189
ISBN : 9780522854312
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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At the height of his fame, Mark Twain, the great writer and humorist from Missouri, was facing financial ruin from one of his failed business ventures. Broke but much loved he embarked on a money-raising lecture tour around the equator, making a stop in Australia. The Wayward Tourist republishes Mark Twain's Australian travel writing in which he recounts impressions of Sydney ('God made the Harbor a but Satan made Sydney') and his view of Australian history ('[it reads] like the most beautiful lies'). In his introduction, Don Watson brilliantly pays homage to America's 'funny man' who brought his swagger, love of language and wicked talent for observation to our shores.

Book Title : Brief Encounters
Author : Susannah Fullerton
Publisher : Picador Australia
Release Date : 2009-06-01
Pages : 416
ISBN : 1741984866
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, countless distinguished writers made the long and arduous voyage across the seas to Australia. They came to give lecture tours and make money, to sort out difficult children sent here to be out of the way; for health, for science, to escape demanding spouses back home, or simply to satisfy a sense of adventure. In 1890, for example, Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife Fanny arrived at Circular Quay after a dramatic sea voyage only to be refused entry at the Victoria, one of Sydney's most elegant hotels. Stevenson threw a tantrum, but was forced to go to a cheaper, less fussy establishment. Next day, the Victoria's manager, recognising the famous author from a picture in the paper, rushed to find Stevenson and beg him to return. He did not. In Brief Encounters, renowned author and speaker Susannah Fullerton examines a diverse array of writers including Charles Darwin, Rudyard Kipling, Stevenson, Anthony Trollope, Mark Twain, Arthur Conan Doyle, DH Lawrence, Joseph Conrad, HG Wells, Agatha Christie and Jack London to discover what they did when they got here, what their opinion was of Australia and Australians, how the public and media reacted to them, and how their future works were shaped or influenced by this country.

Book Title : The Wayward Pilgrim
Author : William Elihu Palmer
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2013-03-12
Pages : 79
ISBN : 9781483606699
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Wayward Pilgrim is an account of the desultory pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain made by a professor of Spanish on Sabbatical leave from the Salisbury University in Maryland. The professor undertakes the pilgrimage not as a religious experience but as an attempt to better understand the history and culture of Spain. In the book, he combines an account of the Medieval pilgrimage with the diversions often taken by the modem pilgrim. In the end, the professor comes to realize the hardships, the endurance and the hardy and devote spirit of the true pilgrim. In addition to the account of the pilgrimage, the book also contains vignettes of great moments and great historical figures that changed the world forever.

Book Title : Sorcerous Stabber Orphen The Wayward Journey Volume 2
Author : Yoshinobu Akita
Publisher : J-Novel Club
Release Date : 2018-10-30
Pages :
ISBN : 9781718327023
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Orphen's wayward journey continues as he pursues the dwarf brothers Volkan and Dortin, who have absconded with a dangerous artifact known as the Sword of Baldanders. His two companions, Claiomh Everlasting and Majic Lin, however, are not used to traveling such long distances, so the group stops off at the popular tourist destination of Alenhatam along the way. But an ancient, slumbering secret has been awakened beneath the depths of the city; one that could threaten to wipe out the very nature of sorcery as the world knows it...

Book Title : The Fishing Tourist
Author : Charles Hallock
Publisher : New York : Harper
Release Date : 1873
Pages : 239
ISBN : HARVARD:HWHH4D
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Berwick the Borders and the Land of Scott or the Tourist s guide to the vale of the Tweed c With plates and a map
Author : County of BERWICK
Publisher :
Release Date : 1850*
Pages : 120
ISBN : BL:A0017986416
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Accidental Tourist
Author : Marcia L. Gaines
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release Date :
Pages :
ISBN : 9781304270856
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Tourist Guide to Andhra Pradesh
Author :
Publisher : Sura Books
Release Date :
Pages :
ISBN : 8174781765
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Tourist Guide to South India
Author :
Publisher : Sura Books
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 308
ISBN : 8174781757
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : County Municipal Record
Author :
Publisher :
Release Date : 1905
Pages :
ISBN : NYPL:33433075965313
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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