Unsuitable for Ladies An Anthology of Women Travellers

ISBN-10: 0192802011
ISBN-13: 9780192802019
Authors: Jane Robinson
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Real ladies do not travel - or so it was once said. This collection of women's travel writing dispels the notion by showing how there are few corners of the world that have not been visited by women travellers. There are also few difficulties, physical or emotional, real or imagined, that have not been met and usually overcome by these same women. Jane Robinson's first book,Wayward Women, was a guide to women travellers and their writing, and having read over a thousand of their books she is uniquely qualified to compile this anthology. Life is never dull for her intrepid women, whether diving to the bed of the Timor Sea or reaching the summit of Annapurna. From an encounter with a snake in…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 512 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 0.748 lbs. Language: English