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Habegger, Larry

Overview
Works: 78 works in 190 publications in 2 languages and 6,403 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Anecdotes  Travel writing 
Roles: Editor, Author
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( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-seven stories about travel
Travelers' tales, Thailand : true stories by James O'Reilly( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 415 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 Iyer, Norman Lewis, Diane Summers, Simon Winchester, Ian Buruma, Thalia Zepatos, and Tim Ward. "The breadth and color of the collective portrait [the contributors] provide of Thailand is remarkable."'Los Angeles Times
Danger! : true stories of trouble and survival( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 290 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."--Jacket
Travelers' tales India by James O'Reilly( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 266 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
Travelers' tales The gift of travel : the best of Travelers' tales by Larry Habegger( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 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
The best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the world( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 249 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
India : true stories( )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 246 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 life itself. Journey to the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, the world’s biggest party, with David Yeadon and take "A Bath for Fifteen Million People"; greet the monsoon with Alexancer Frater where the Indian and Pacific Oceans meet; track the endangered Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros through the jungles of Assam with Larry Habegger; encounter the anguish of the caste system with Steve Coll; discover the eternal power of the "monument of love," the Taj Mahal, with Jonah Blank; and much more."
Travelers' tales San Francisco( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 239 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 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 230 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 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveler's tales Thailand by James O'Reilly( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Traveler's tales France( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris : true stories by James O'Reilly( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gift of birds : true encounters with avian spirits by Larry Habegger( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" We've collected useful and memorable stories to produce the kind of sampler we've always wanted to read before setting out. These stories will show you a spectrum of experiences to be had or avoided in Hong Kong"--Back cover
Testosterone planet : true stories from a man's world by James O'Reilly( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 145 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
The best travel writing, 2010 : true stories from around the world( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of the best travel writing. This title enables the readers to: explore the mysteries of superstition in Cameroon; discover the meaning of life talking to an Irish carpenter on an plane; take adopted children to Korea on a Homeland Tour; and, delve deep into the sacred Japanese pilgrimage route
The gift of rivers : true stories of life on the water( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 118 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
 
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Danger! : true stories of trouble and survival
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Travelers' tales, Thailand : true storiesDanger! : true stories of trouble and survivalTravelers' tales IndiaTravelers' tales The gift of travel : the best of Travelers' talesThe best travel writing 2011 : true stories from around the worldIndia : true storiesTravelers' tales San FranciscoIreland : true stories of life on the Emerald Isle