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Donald W. George

Author of Travel Writing

14+ Works 1,206 Members 29 Reviews

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Works by Donald W. George

Travel Writing (2005) 159 copies, 2 reviews
By the Seat of My Pants (2005) — Editor — 145 copies, 3 reviews
Tales from Nowhere (2006) — Editor — 126 copies, 3 reviews
Better Than Fiction (2012) 125 copies, 7 reviews
Japan: True Stories of Life on the Road (1998) — Editor — 124 copies, 1 review
A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad (2002) — Editor — 121 copies, 2 reviews
A Moveable Feast (Lonely Planet Travel Literature) (2010) — Editor — 104 copies, 3 reviews
Travelers' Tales GREECE : True Stories (2000) — Contributor — 31 copies

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Travelers' Tales PROVENCE : True Stories (2003) — Contributor — 29 copies


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Pot pourri of short pieces, best of which by Simon Winchester, recounting his hair-raising visit to "The worst country in the world".
DramMan | 2 other reviews | Jan 25, 2024 |
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booklover3258 | 2 other reviews | Mar 13, 2023 |
A delightful collection of unusual travel stories. Many timely.
4bonasa | 6 other reviews | Sep 14, 2021 |
Essays from travel and food writers such as Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern and several former writers at Gourmet Magazine. Essays include flirting over a traditional Egyptian breakfast, the most celebrated restaurants of New York, learning to cook the local specialties of Jerusalem. and shadowing a resort chef on the island of Mustique. One of the most interesting essays was by ex-pat pastry chef David Lebovitz, about the hits and misses of Parisian chefs trying to create new trends. Some of the essays were disturbing, such as eating dogs or fruit bats.… (more)
mstrust | 2 other reviews | Aug 15, 2021 |



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