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Title Novel destinations : a travel guide to literary landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West / Shannon McKenna Schmidt & Joni Rendon ; foreword by Matthew Pearl.
Author Schmidt, Shannon McKenna, 1971-
Publication Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2017.
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (x, 381 pages) : illustrations.
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Call # eBOOK
Note Includes index.
Contents I. Read 'em and see: author houses and museums. Shakespeare's England -- More PLAYFUL destinations -- Atmospheric literary landscapes -- Southern comfort -- Poetic justice -- Literary houses on the prairie -- Contemplative places -- Literary adventurers -- Vampires, ghosts, & ravens -- Russian raconteurs -- Famous last words : literary resting places -- Vicarious thrills for mystery readers : places of murder and mayhem -- II. Novel dispatches: writers at home and abroad. Chronicle of the Jazz Age : F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Rugged adventurer : Ernest Hemingway -- An innocent abroad : Mark Twain -- Famed francophile : Edith Wharton -- More and more, never apart Henry James and Edith Wharton -- III. Literary festivals, tours, and more. Word up : toasting favorite authors -- Literary walking tours -- In the stacks : libraries worth checking out -- Lit fests : celebrating the printed word -- From page to screen -- IV. Booked up: literary places to drink, dine, and doze. Literary lodgings in the U.S. -- Literary lodgings abroad -- Eat your words : bookish places to sip and sup -- Big Apple bars for bibliophiles -- Parisian caf├ęs of the literati -- England's best literary pubs -- Six Hemingway watering holes -- V. Journeys between the pages -- Unpersuaded : Jane Austen in Bath, England -- A novel character : Charles Dickens in London, England -- We are three sisters : Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte in Haworth, West Yorkshire, England -- A sacred place : Victor Hugo in Paris, France -- A shot in the dark : James Joyce in Dublin, Ireland -- Bohemian rhapsody : Franz Kafka in Prague, Czech Republic -- Family ties : Louisa May Alcott in Concord, Massachusetts -- Mysterious manse : Nathaniel Hawthorne in Salem, Massachusetts -- Island time : Ernest Hemingway in Key West, Florida -- Small town, big book : Harper Lee in Monroeville, Alabama -- California dreaming : John Steinbeck in Monterey and Salinas, California.
Summary "Follow in the footsteps of much loved authors, discover the landscapes that sparked their imaginations, and learn behind-the-scenes stories in this expanded and completely updated second edition of Novel Destinations. Across more than 500 literary locales in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere, experience famous authors' homes, book festivals, literary walking tours, lodgings, restaurants, bars for bibliophiles, and much more."--page 4 of cover
Note Print version record.
Subject Literary landmarks -- United States -- Guidebooks.
Literary landmarks -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
Literary landmarks -- Europe -- Guidebooks.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- United States -- Guidebooks.
Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- Great Britain -- Guidebooks.
United States -- Intellectual life -- Guidebooks.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- Guidebooks.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- Guidebooks.
Genre Guidebooks.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Rendon, Joni, 1972-
OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Schmidt, Shannon McKenna, 1971- Novel destinations. Second edition. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2017 1426217803 (OCoLC)956480087
ISBN 9781426217814 (electronic bk.)
1426217811 (electronic bk.)

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