Lights, Camera... Travel!: On-The-Road Tales from Screen Storytellers (Paperback)

By Andrew McCarthy (Editor), Don George (Editor)
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Since the ancient Greeks, actor's have been society's storytellers. And ever since Hollywood first left the backlot, these storytellers have been traveling to far-flung corners of the world to tell those tales. We decided to ask some of the most widely traveled people in the film industry to sit down and tell us their own stories - personal, inspiring, funny, embarrassing and human experiences from their time on the road.

Lights, Camera ... Travel includes 33 stories from screen stars including Alec Baldwin, Brooke Shields, Rolf de Heer, Paul Cox, Neil LaBute, Richard E Grant, Sandra Bernhard and Bruce Beresford. Edited by Andrew McCarthy and Don George

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About the Author


Andrew McCarthy has been a fixture on screen, television, and stage since making his debut at age nineteen in "Class". He has appeared in such films as "Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo's Fire, " and" Less Than Zero". For the last ten years, he has been a prolific and successful travel writer, publishing with "National Geographic Traveler Magazine", "The Atlantic", "Slate", "Travel + Leisure", and "The""Wall Street Journal, "among other publications. He has won the Lowell Thomas Award twice, including being named Travel Journalist of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers, and has been cited twice for ?notable? work in the Best American Travel Series. He lives in New York.

Don George wrote the book on travel writing, literally. His book, Lonely PLanet's Guide to Travel Writing, is the best-selling travel writing guide in the world. Don has been a pioneering travel writer and editor for 40 years. He has been travel editor at the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisco Chronicle, founder and editor of Salon's "Wanderlust" travel site, and global travel editor for Lonely Planet. He is currently an editor at large and columnist for National Geographic Traveler and the editor of BBC Travels "Words and Wanderluct" section. Don is the cofounder and chairman of the renowned Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographer Conference. He has visited 90 countries and has published hundreds of articles in dozens of magazines, newspapers, and websites worldwide. He has also edited ten award-winning literary travel anthologies. He speaks and teaches regularly at conferences and on campuses around the world, and he is frequently interviewed on TV, radio, and online as a travel expert.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781742204932
ISBN-10: 1742204937
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Publication Date: October 2011
Pages: 262
Language: English