101 Places Not to See Before You Die

Paperback | June 22, 2010

byCatherine Price

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“I had no idea so many god-awful places exist in this world….Catherine Price is a hilarious guide to all that is sucky.”
 —Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: the Education of an Urban Farmer<_o3a_p>

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Irreverent and compulsively readable, 101 Places Not to See Before You Die highlights desitinations we can all live without--like Jupiter's Worst Moon, an Outdoor Wedding During the 2021 Reemergence of the Great Eastern Cicada Brood, and fan hours at the Las Vegas Porn Convention--while reminding us why we're willing to put up with the bed bugs and the food poisoning and set out to explore the world. <_o3a_p>

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“I had no idea so many god-awful places exist in this world….Catherine Price is a hilarious guide to all that is sucky.” —Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: the Education of an Urban Farmer Irreverent and compulsively readable, 101 Places Not to See Before You Die highlights desitinations we can all live without--like Jupiter's Wo...

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Because bad places make good storiesThe Testicle Festival • Garbage City • Rush Hour on a Samoan Bus • Y our Boss's Bedroom • Ibiza on a Family Vacation • Stonehenge • The Road of Death • A North Korean Gulag • Fucking, Austria • And 92 More! From the Grover Cleveland Service Area to the Beijing Museum of Tap Water to, of course, Euro ...

Catherine Price is an avid traveler and writer who hopes never to see a body farm firsthand. Coauthor ofThe Big Sur Bakery Cookbookand a contributing editor atPopular Science, she has written for theNew York Times,O, the Oprah Magazine,Salon,Slate, andThe Best American Science Writing.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:June 22, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061787760

ISBN - 13:9780061787768

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101 Places Not to See Before You Die takes a fascinating and hilarious look at some of the least appealing places and events on the planet—from Montana’s Testicle Festival to the Amsterdam Sexmuseum—and explains in lucid terms just what you’ll be missing out on.”