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The Resource The art of travel, by Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell, (sound recording)

The art of travel, by Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell, (sound recording)

Label
The art of travel
Title
The art of travel
Statement of responsibility
by Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few things are as exciting as the idea of travelling somewhere else. But the reality of travel seldom matches our daydreams. The tragi-comic disappointments are well-known, the disorientation, the mid-afternoon despair, the lethargy before ancient ruins. And yet the reasons behind such disappointments are rarely explored. The Art of Travel is a philosophical look at the ubiquitous but peculiar activity of travelling 'for pleasure', with thoughts on airports, landscapes, museums, holiday romances, photographs, exotic carpets and the contents of hotel mini-bars. Unlike existing guidebooks on travel, it dares to ask what the point of travel might be, and modestly suggests how we could learn to be less silently and guiltily miserable on our journeys
Cataloging source
VALP
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De Botton, Alain
Dewey number
910
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Nicholas Bell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bell, Nicholas
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  • Travel
  • Voyages and travels
  • Voyages and travels
  • Talking books
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The art of travel, by Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • MP3 CD
Control code
000050204972
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. ; in container.
Edition
MP3 ed.
Extent
1 sound disc (MP3 CD) (5 hr., 25 min.)
Isbn
9781743187326
Other physical details
digital
System control number
(OCoLC)820310984
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Label
The art of travel, by Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • MP3 CD
Control code
000050204972
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. ; in container.
Edition
MP3 ed.
Extent
1 sound disc (MP3 CD) (5 hr., 25 min.)
Isbn
9781743187326
Other physical details
digital
System control number
(OCoLC)820310984
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems

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