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charles-davis's picture
Feb.14.2014
Over fifty walks throughout the island from Peguera and Calvia in the southwest to Alcudia and Pollenca in the northeast, including all the principal walking destinations in between. All the classic itineraries plus a few rarities for people who already know the island reasonably well.
david-d-downie's picture
May.26.2013
Part adventure story, part cultural history the author of Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light explores the phenomenon of pilgrimage along the age-old Way of Saint James in France Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk...
beth-kephart's picture
Jul.16.2012
Juno meets Under the Tuscan Sun It's senior year, and while Kenzie should be looking forward to prom and starting college in the fall, she discovers she's pregnant. Her determination to keep her baby is something her boyfriend and mother do not understand. So she is sent to Spain, where...
christopher-w-gortner's picture
Jun.07.2012
So begins Isabella’s story, in this evocative, vividly imagined novel about one of history’s most famous and controversial queens—the warrior who united a fractured country, the champion of the faith whose reign gave rise to the Inquisition, and the visionary who sent Columbus to discover a New...
joan-frank's picture
Aug.17.2009
Set in Paris, California, Italy, and Spain, Joan Frank's second story collection explores the uncertainties and triumphs of women and men in and out of love and marriage, at varying ages and stages of contemporary American life. By turns wry, pained, and amused, In Envy Country investigates...
charles-davis's picture
May.03.2009
If you want to get away from it all , there is no surer way than strapping on your boots, shouldering your backpack, and embarking on a long distance path; and there are few long distance paths more beguiling and more crammed with adventure than Mallorca s GR221, La Ruta de Pedra en Sec or The Dry...
maria-espinosa's picture
Jan.09.2008
This is a story about Marranos (also known as anusim, forced ones), secret Jews of Spain who passed as Christians. The story takes place in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Alfonso, a native of Cadiz, learns at the age of thirteen that certain members of his family have remained secretly...