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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes / The Amateur Emigrant, Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Author Name:    Stevenson, Robert Louis

Title:   Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes / The Amateur Emigrant

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Penguin Classics 

ISBN Number:   0141439467 / 9780141439464

Seller ID:   ING9780141439464

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In 1878 Robert Louis Stevenson escaped from his numerous troubles--poor health, tormented love, inadequate funds--by embarking on a journey through the Cevennes in France, accompanied by Modestine, a rather single-minded donkey. The notebook Stevenson kept during this time became Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, a highly entertaining account of the French and their country. The Amateur Emigrant describes his travels to and around America: the crowded weeks in steerage, the cross-country train journey. Filled with sharp-eyed observations, it brilliantly conveys Stevenson's perceptions of America and the Americans. Together, these writings reveal as much about the traveler as the places he travels to.



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