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29%OFFLe Carrer, Olivier - Atlas of Cursed Places - 9781631910005 - V9781631910005
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Atlas of Cursed Places

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Description for Atlas of Cursed Places Hardcover. Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome volume. Num Pages: 144 pages, Illustrated throughout. BIC Classification: GBG; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 269 x 195 x 21. Weight in Grams: 742.
This alluring read includes 40 locations that are rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death. The locations gathered here include the dangerous Strait of Messina, home of the mythical sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis; the coal town of Jharia, where the ground burns constantly with fire; Kasanka National Park in Zambia, where 8 million migrating bats darken the skies; the Nevada Triangle in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where hundreds of aircraft have disappeared; and Aokigahara Forest near Mount Fuji in Japan, the world's second most popular suicide location following the Golden Gate Bridge.

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781631910005
SKU
V9781631910005
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About Le Carrer, Olivier
Olivier Le Carrer is a journalist and passionate sailor. He has spent the last thirty years exploring the shores of the planet. He has written several books on cartography and navigation with the illustrator Sibylle Le Carrer.

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Olivier Le Carrer's Atlas of Cursed Places is many things - travel writing, folklore, true crime, history, map porn - all wrapped up in a rather splendid package....Given its tales of ghosts, dragons and disasters both natural and manmade, Le Carrer's Atlas represents a fresh boarding pass to leap aboard the world of geography, even for ... Read more

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