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Editor Katherine Govier asked internationally acclaimed women writers to recount their most transformative and fascinating travel adventures. What follows is a nonfiction collection of finely crafted, engaging stories that include a near-death experience in the Grand Canyon, an attempted escape of repressive Burma, a reconnection with family in the Galapagos, and a chance ...more
Paperback, 234 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Ruminator Books (first published 1994)
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Katherine Govier is the author of nine novels, three short story collections, and most recently, a collection of nursery rhymes. Her novel, The Ghost Brush (published in the US as The Printmaker's Daughter), is about the daughter of the famous Japanese printmaker, Hokusai, creator of The Great Wave. Her novel Creation, about John James Audubon in Labrador, was a New York Times Notable Book of the ...more
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