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Feb 1, 2012, 11:53am Top

Appointment in Andalusia by May Mackintosh
The Africa Run by Lucilla Andrews
Mrs. Pollifax on the China Station by Dorothy Gilman
The Great Hedge of India by Roy Moxham
The Chalet School in the Oberland by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Feb 1, 2012, 10:12pm Top

It's true! I did lose my passport a few years ago. I think it's buried in some pile somewhere in my apartment. Fortunately, I got a replacement, which has taken me to:

Kyoto: A Contemplative Guide, by Gouverneur Mosher
Venezia: food and dreams, by Tessa Kiros
Florence: A Map of Perceptions,by Andrea Ponsi
Amsterdam: Architecture and design, by Sabina Marreiros

and will soon take me to:

The Dubliners, by James Joyce

Edited: Feb 5, 2012, 9:04pm Top

I owe Russia* $1200 by Bob Hope

Pay the Two Dollars! by Alexander Rose

Getting away from the Law by Deborah Arron

The Scariest Place in the World: a Marine Returns
to North Korea

by James Brady

Philosophy from A to B and back by Andy Warhol

*Russia: the old Soviet Union (1917--1991) is referred to, but not by its official name, in this title; the
media usually called it either "Russia" or "Reds".

Edited: Apr 15, 2012, 11:32pm Top

Passport by Hertha Muller*

Passport to Eternity by J. G. Ballard

Passport to French by Berlitz

Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel
by Rachel Antony

VIsa pour l"Europe** by John Gunther

*Nobel Prize laureate a few years ago; German Language; Rumanian naitonality

** Possibly a translaiton f rom the English of his Inside Europe.
written on the eve of World War II

Edited: Jan 4, 2015, 2:19pm Top

Passage to India by E.M. Forster
Reis naar huis tocht door het Ierse westen by Ary Jassies means: Journey Home, tour through the Irish West
Kleine landjes berichten uit de Kaukasus by Jelle Brandt Corstius means: Little countries, reports from the Kaukasus
De zoon uit Spanje by Tessa de Loo means: The son from Spain
Tout va bien : berichten uit Frankrijk by Martin Bril means: Tout va bien(all is well) : reports from France

Edited: Jan 5, 2015, 10:22am Top

Clarissa's England by Clarissa Dickson Wright
Julia in Ireland by Ann Bridge
Olivia in India by O Douglas
Gay from China at the Chalet School By Elinor Brent-Dyer
Anne Thorne in America by Rosamond Bertram

Hee :-) I realised I was getting a secondary theme of girls' names and managed to scare up five!

Jan 5, 2015, 7:31pm Top

One month from today I will need my passport! So very excited to be headed away for a week of warmth. It's bitterly cold here.

The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood
Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
Looking for Alaska by John Green

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