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Travel Writing

(2008)
A novel by

 
Pete Ferry, our narrator, teaches high school English in the wealthy suburb of Lake Forest outside of Chicago, and moonlights as a travel writer. On his way home after work one evening he witnesses a car accident that kills a beautiful woman named Lisa Kim. But was it an accident? Could Pete have prevented it? And did it actually happen, or is this just an elaborate tale he concocts to impart the power of story to his restless teenage charges? Why can't he stop thinking about Lisa Kim? And what might his obsession with her mean to his relationship with his girlfriend, Lydia?

With humor, tenderness, and suspense, Travel Writing takes readers on fascinating journeys, both geographical and psychological, and delves into the notion that the line between fact and fiction is often negotiable.

    

"Totally captivating and page-turning on one level, completely soulful and honest on another level, beautifully written." - Dave Eggers


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Hardback Editions

December 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Travel Writing (Ulverscroft)
Author(s): Peter Ferry
ISBN: 1-84782-932-5 / 978-1-84782-932-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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August 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Peter Ferry
ISBN: 0-7011-8192-3 / 978-0-7011-8192-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Peter Ferry
ISBN: 0-15-101436-1 / 978-0-15-101436-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Peter Ferry
ISBN: 0-15-603392-5 / 978-0-15-603392-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Audio Editions

August 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Ferry, Peter
ISBN: 1-4332-4392-X / 978-1-4332-4392-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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August 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Ferry, Peter
ISBN: 1-4332-4394-6 / 978-1-4332-4394-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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August 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Ferry, Peter
ISBN: 1-4332-4395-4 / 978-1-4332-4395-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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August 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Ferry, Peter
ISBN: 1-4332-4393-8 / 978-1-4332-4393-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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August 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Travel Writing
Author(s): Ferry, Peter
ISBN: 1-4332-4396-2 / 978-1-4332-4396-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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August 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Travel Writing: A Novel
Author(s): Peter Ferry
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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