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Travels with Alice

  • 195 Pages
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  • English
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Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , New York
Dinners and dining, Voyages and tr
Other titlesAlice
StatementCalvin Trillin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX737 .T75 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL37694M
ISBN 100374526001
LC Control Number99025061
OCLC/WorldCa41211384

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For a 20 year old little travel memoir written for his beloved wife Alice, Calvin Trillin delights with his witty and urbane narratives of some of their favorite destination spots.

While others might wear themselves out seeing all the sights in Provence or Capri, the Trillons and their travel friends find the best cafes to enjoy pommes frites among other delights and people watch/5. Travels with Alice [LARGE PRINT] Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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In a travel-book-cum-memoir set against a glamorous background of European cities, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Steinbach describes the months she spent traveling after she took a sabbatical from her job as columnist for the Baltimore Sun/5(). “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein.

Yes, I wish I could have the same opportunities and time that Alice Steinbach did, but I was much more inspired and interested than jealous. And while I would definitely categorize this book as a travel book, it is also about adventure, female friendship, and rediscovering life/5().

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Travels with Alice. [Calvin Trillin] -- In these fifteen essays the celebrated columnist and his family travel in search of the elusive treasures of Europe and the Caribbean, such as the best gelati in Italy Elysee.

Syndicated humor columnist, author (If You Can't Say Something Nice) and New Yorker writer Trillin publicly refers to his wife Alice as the principessa when they travel: ``I found it improved the se. Alice Steinbach is a Pulitzer winning journalist who picked up her life for a year and went to Europe to reconnect with herself.

She started out in Paris, went to London, Oxford, and Italy, and her self discovery observations had me dog-earring every other page so I could add them to my quote book/5. Buy Travels with Alice by Calvin Trillin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Reporter-vacationer Trillin (U. Journal, Uncivil Liberties, etc.) hits the road again, accompanied by loyal wife Alice, the girls Abigail and Sarah, as well as a host of happy readers.

The itinerary for this trip includes some notable locales&#;notable especially for Calvin's primary objective: good eats.

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