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Booked : a traveler's guide to literary locations around the world
Booked : a traveler's guide to literary locations around the world
Kreitner, Richard, 1990-2019
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Booked inspires readers to follow in their favorite characters footsteps by visiting the real-life locations portrayed in beloved novels including the Monroeville, Alabama courthouse in To Kill a Mockingbird, Chatsworth House, the inspiration for Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice, and the Kyoto Bridge from Memoirs of a Geisha. The full-color photographs throughout reveal the settings readers have imagined again and again in their favorite books. Organized by regions all around the world, author Richard Kreitner explains the importance of each literary landmark including the connection to the author and novel, cultural significance, historical information, and little-known facts about the location. He also includes travel advice like addresses and must-see spots. Booked features special sections on cities that inspired countless literary works like a round of locations in Brooklyn from Betty Smith's iconic A Tree Grows in Brooklyn to Jonathan Lethem's Motherless Brooklyn and a look at the New Orleans of Tennessee Williams and Anne Rice.
Main title:
Booked : a traveler's guide to literary locations around the world / Richard Kreitner ; map illustrations by Mike Hall.
Imprint:
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2019.
Collation:
xiii, 226 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
The Americas. United States: Northeast -- United States: South -- United States: Central -- United States: West -- Canada -- Mexico and South America -- Europe -- Asia and Oceania -- Africa.
ISBN:
9780316420877
Dewey class:
809
Language:
English
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