The best women"s travel writing 2005 true stories from around the world by Lucy McCauley

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Published by Travelers" Tales in Palo Alto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Voyages and travels,
  • Religious life,
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages,
  • Women travelers,
  • Women

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Statementedited by Lucy McCauley
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24928768M
ISBN 101932361189
ISBN 109781932361186
OCLC/WorldCa60696152

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