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Walking the Americas: 1,800 miles, eight countries, and one incredible journey from Mexico to Colombia
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New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018., [Berkely, California] :
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viii, 291 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps on endpapers. photographs ; 24 cm.
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910 W876 2018
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"Starting in the Yucatán, Wood sets out on an epic walking voyage, moving through Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, travelling in the opposite direction along vital migrant routes. Journeying from sleepy barrios to glamourous cities to Mayan ruins lying unexcavated in the wilderness, Wood forges new relationships along the way that stand at the heart of this book--and the personal histories, cultures, and popular legends he discovers paint a riveting history of Mexico and Central America. While contending with the region's natural obstacles, he partakes in family meals with local hosts, learns to build an emergency shelter, and witnesses the surreal beauty of the landscapes. Finally, Wood attempts to cross one of the world's most impenetrable borders: The Darién Gap from Panama into South America, a notorious smuggling passage and the wildest jungle he has ever navigated."--Jacket flap.

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First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
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English
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9780802127495, 0802127495

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"First published in Great Britain in 2017 by Hodder & Stoughton, a Hachette UK company."--Title page verso.
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"Starting in the Yucatán, Wood sets out on an epic walking voyage, moving through Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, travelling in the opposite direction along vital migrant routes. Journeying from sleepy barrios to glamourous cities to Mayan ruins lying unexcavated in the wilderness, Wood forges new relationships along the way that stand at the heart of this book--and the personal histories, cultures, and popular legends he discovers paint a riveting history of Mexico and Central America. While contending with the region's natural obstacles, he partakes in family meals with local hosts, learns to build an emergency shelter, and witnesses the surreal beauty of the landscapes. Finally, Wood attempts to cross one of the world's most impenetrable borders: The Darién Gap from Panama into South America, a notorious smuggling passage and the wildest jungle he has ever navigated."--Jacket flap.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wood, L. (2018). Walking the Americas: 1,800 miles, eight countries, and one incredible journey from Mexico to Colombia. First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wood, Levison, 1982-. 2018. Walking the Americas: 1,800 Miles, Eight Countries, and One Incredible Journey From Mexico to Colombia. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wood, Levison, 1982-, Walking the Americas: 1,800 Miles, Eight Countries, and One Incredible Journey From Mexico to Colombia. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018.

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Wood, Levison. Walking the Americas: 1,800 Miles, Eight Countries, and One Incredible Journey From Mexico to Colombia. First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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