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Habegger, Larry

Overview
Works: 76 works in 158 publications in 2 languages and 6,496 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Anecdotes  Travel writing 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: GB5018, 904
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Larry Habegger
The best travel writing. true stories from around the world by James O'Reilly( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: This is the collection of the best travel writing of the year, much of it never published before, from big names in travel literature and emerging new writers. "The Best Travel Writing 2009" is the sixth volume in the annual "Travelers' Tales" series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing - from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Reading these stories is like sitting in a cafe filled with fellow travelers swapping tales about past adventures and ideas where to head next. This edition takes readers on a harrowing raft ride off the coast of Panama, on a whirlwind tour from Florence to Santorini, into the wilds of Patagonia, and to a colourful village in Ghana
Danger! : true stories of trouble and survival( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most travelers encounter danger somewhere along their paths whether they like it or not. For some it is exciting, for others just plain terrifying. Here are 28 awe-inspiring stories of trouble and survival guaranteed to give you the thrill without the suffering. From mountain ice to jungle rot, bombed-out villages to urban ghettos, wild animals to depraved humans, these writers struggle with life, death, and their very sanity."--BOOK JACKET
Traveler's tales Thailand by James O'Reilly( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Book, this newly designed collection paints a unique portrait of a complex and captivating land. One contributor lives as a monk for a month, gaining an inside look at monastic life. Another discovers Bangkok's riverine pleasures, a world away from its car-choked streets. Yet another finds refuge as the houseguest of an isolated tribesman. Through these engaging personal stories, readers witness how Thailand satisfies just about any traveler's hunger for the exotic, the beautiful, the thrillingly different. Writers include Pico Iy
Travelers' tales The gift of travel : the best of Travelers' tales( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from Travelers' tales ranging "from an unforgettable language teacher in Bangkok to the tambourine men of Recife, from a tomato festicval in Spain to a mutton feast in Tibet, from a Barcelona train station to a Baja desert."--Cover
Travelers' tales San Francisco( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland : true stories of life on the Emerald Isle( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Canyon : true stories of life below the rim( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the deeper wonders below the rim of the Grand Canyon
Traveler's tales Mexico by James O'Reilly( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveler's tales France( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelers' tales India by James O'Reilly( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India is among the most difficult?and most rewarding?of places to travel. Some have said India stands for ""I'll Never Do It Again."" Many more are drawn back time after time because India is the best show on earth, the best bazaar of human experiences that can be visited in a lifetime. India dissolves ideas about what it means to be alive, and its people give new meaning to compassion, perseverance, ingenuity, and friendship. India?monsoon and marigold, dung and dust, colors and corpses, smoke and ash, snow and endless myth?is a cruel, unrelenting place of ineffable sweetness. Much like
The gift of birds : true encounters with avian spirits( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveler's tales Hong Kong : including Macau and southern China( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testosterone planet : true stories from a man's world by James O'Reilly( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelers' tales Paris by James O'Reilly( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris is one city that everyone should endeavor to know over the course of a lifetime, and not just in one or two visits. The City of Light has bestowed on millions the gift of the incandescent present, an image or experience into which all life is condensed and reflected upon for years to come. Travelers' Tales Paris captures the romance of the world's favorite city through stories that entertain, inform, and touch the heart. John Gregory Dunne reveals the manic pleasures of driving in the city's chaotic traffic. Joseph Diedrich and Katya Macklovich explore romantic encounters that could only
Australia : true stories from life down under( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travelers’ Tales Australia will enchant those fascinated by the land down under. From Outback to rain forest, Great Barrier Reef to the Red Center, Australia offers a chance for adventure beyond your wildest dreams. Whether it’s biking across the Nullabor Plateau, drifting through a billabong searching for crocs, or surfing the big one, you will find it in this island-country-continent, and in this collection of true and fascinating stories that reveal the many facets of Australia. Notable authors include: Robyn Davidson, Tim Cahill, Bruce Chatwin, Robert Hughes, Tony Horwitz, Jan Morris, Pico Iyer, Ronald Wright, William T. Vollmann, Tony Perrottet, and Paul Theroux"--Publisher's website
The gift of rivers : true stories of life on the water( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rushing, rolling, flowing -- rivers provide the ultimate metaphor for movement. They carve borders, create livelihoods, provoke adventure, and offer healing. From white-knuckle rafting rides to fishing stories to eco-essays, this collection by top authors explores the historical, practical, and spiritual significance of rivers. Contributors to The Gift of Rivers include Isabel Allende, Barry Lopez, Wendell Berry, Jan Morris, William Least Heat-Moon, Richard Bangs, Simon Winchester, and many other distinguished and emerging voices -- all celebrating rivers, literally and symbolically. A thoughtful introduction by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass describes the way in which rivers have fueled the imagination and spawned cultures since the beginning of time
Central America : Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama : true stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India : true stories( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris : true stories by James O'Reilly( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world by Larry Habegger( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best Travel Writing 2011 is the eighth volume in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing -- from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Sweat, suffer, and fall in love in Guyana, meet a traveler who conducts his own detente in Russian baths, and encounter the light of a stranger in Burma. Further tales include methods on comprehending t
 
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Danger! : true stories of trouble and survival
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Danger! : true stories of trouble and survivalTraveler's tales ThailandTravelers' tales The gift of travel : the best of Travelers' talesTravelers' tales San FranciscoIreland : true stories of life on the Emerald IsleGrand Canyon : true stories of life below the rimTraveler's tales MexicoTraveler's tales France