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Going Places: A Reader's Guide to Travel Narrative <em>(Real Stories)</em>

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Robert Burgin

ISBN-13: 9781598849721

572 pages • 7 x 10
 2013

It's a well known fact that books introduce readers to new worlds, and this is especially true of travel narratives, which have recently become a surprisingly popular and varied category of books: Amazon.com has well over a quarter million titles in its travel category. Armchair travelers seek out new experiences through their reading; and patrons planning trips often seek out background on their destinations. Once readers find a book they enjoy, they look for others like it.

Successfully navigate the rich world of travel narratives and identify fiction and nonfiction read-alikes with this detailed and expertly constructed guide.

Just as savvy travelers make use of guidebooks to help navigate the hundreds of countries around the globe, smart librarians need a guidebook that makes sense of the world of travel narratives. Going Places: A Reader's Guide to Travel Narratives meets that demand, helping librarians assist patrons in finding the nonfiction books that most interest them. It will also serve to help users better understand the genre and their own reading interests.

The book examines the subgenres of the travel narrative genre in its seven chapters, categorizing and describing approximately 600 titles according to genres and broad reading interests, and identifying hundreds of other fiction and nonfiction titles as read-alikes and related reads by shared key topics. The author has also identified award-winning titles and spotlighted further resources on travel lit, making this work an ideal guide for readers' advisors as well a book general readers will enjoy browsing.

Sku: 9781598849721

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