Literary trips : following in the footsteps of fame / editor, Victoria Brooks ; foreword by Paul Bowles ; introduction by Bob Shacochis ; illustrations by Alex Ignatius.

A travel and reference guide to literary landmarks, sites, and settings associated with American authors from the 18th through the early 20th centuries.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Brooks, Victoria, 1951-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Vancouver, B.C., Canada : GreatestEscapes.com Pub., 2000.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Paul Bowles: dreaming in Tangier / Victoria Brooks
  • T.E. Lawrence: Arabian nights in Jordan / Joyce Gregory Wyels
  • Rohinton Mistry: chasing ghosts in Bombay / Margaret Deefholts
  • Bruce Chatwin: Walkabout in Australia / Richard Taylor
  • Malcolm Lowry: Paradise lost in Vancouver / M.R. Carroll
  • The Beats: visions of San Francisco / Suzie Rodriquez
  • D.H. Lawrence: coal miner's son in New Mexico / Nancy Wigston
  • Garrison Keillor and Sinclair Lewis: prairie days in Minnesota / Elaine Glusac
  • Tennessee Wiliams: streetcar named New Orleans / Marda Burton
  • Margaret Mitchell and Tom Wolfe: Scarlett and the right stuff in Atlanta / Kathryn Means
  • Ayn Rand: top of the world in New York / Eric Miller
  • Mark Twain: Connecticut southener in Yankee land / Jennifer Huget
  • Elizabeth Smart: poetry and passion in Ottawa / Marilyn Carson
  • Ernest Hemingway: to have and have not in Cuba / Victoria Brooks
  • Ian Fleming and Noël Coward: seduced in Jamaica / Victoria Brooks
  • John Stephens and Frederick Catherwood: Mayan adventure in Mexico / Joyce Gregory Wyels
  • W.B. Yeats: magic and mystery in Ireland / Tanya Storr
  • Jane Urquhart and the Brontë sisters: swept away on the Yorkshire moors / Donna Carter
  • A.A. Milne: Winnie-the-Pooh in Ashdown Forest / Yvonne Jeffery Hope
  • Agatha Christie and Jane Austen: trekking through southern England / Susan Kostrzewa
  • Knut Hamsun: inner and outer journeys in Norway / Tom Henighan
  • The Lost Generation: American expatriates in Paris / Suzie Rodriquez
  • Mary Shelley: Frankenstein's mother in Geneva / Mavis Guinard