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Henry Holt and Company offers a wide range of travel-oriented books.  If you want to take a trip with Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Horwitz as he retraces the routes of the discoverers of America (A Voyage Long and Strange), reach the summit of Mount Everest (Dark Summit) or get the hilarious inside scoop on the life of a travel writer (Smile When You're Lying) these books are for you!

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A Voyage Long and Strange

Rediscovering the New World

The bestselling author of Blue Latitudes takes us on a thrilling and eye-opening voyage to pre-Mayflower America On a chance visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony...

"...of American history that have been ignored.”—Boston Globe “Like travel writer Bill Bryson, Horwitz..."

Tony Horwitz Tony Horwitz

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Smile When You're Lying

Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer

From Bangkok to Bogotá, a hilarious behind-the-brochures tour of picture-perfect locales, dangerous destinations, and overrated hellholes from a guy who knows...

"...hellholes from a guy who knows the truth about travel Travel writer, editor, and photographer Chuck..."

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China's Great Train

Beijing's Drive West and the Campaign to Remake Tibet

A vivid account of China’s unstoppable quest to build a railway into Tibet, and its obsession to transform its land and its people In the summer of 2006, the...

"...A vivid account of China’s unstoppable quest to build a railway into Tibet, and its obsession to transform its land and its people In the summer of 2006, the.... A vivid account of China’s..."

Abrahm Lustgarten

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Chinese Lessons

Five Classmates and the Story of the New China

A first-hand account of the remarkable transformation of China over the past forty years as seen through the life of an award-winning journalist and his four...

"...considered myself lucky to be in China. I’d started to study modern Chinese history and the Chinese..."

John Pomfret

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Dark Summit

The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season

The inside story of the deadly 2006 climbing season on Everest On May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount...

"...formidable tradition of high alpine literature. Nick Heil is alive to Everest's majesty but fiercely..."

Nick Heil Nick Heil

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