Take a trip around the world with th­ese travel nar­ra­tives

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Sum­mer is the time for trav­el­ing, but even if you can’t phys­i­cally get away, you can still dis­cover new places with th­ese travel nar­ra­tives avail­able at the Cecil County Pub­lic Li­brary.

Jour­neys Home: In­spir­ing Stories, Plus Tips and Strate­gies to Find Your Fam­ily

His­tory By An­drew McCarthy Ac­tor and award-win­ning travel writer An­drew McCarthy re­counts his own quest to un­cover his fam­ily’s Ir­ish his­tory while of­fer­ing tips on how to be­gin your own ex­plo­ration of the fam­ily tree. Un­der the Tus­can Sun: At home in Italy By Frances Mayes Frances Mayes brings read­ers along on her jour­ney to re­store an aban­doned villa called Bra­ma­sole in Tus­can coun­try­side. A Year in Provence

By Peter Mayle Peter Mayle re­counts what it’s like to re­al­ize his long-held dream of mov­ing into a 200-year-old stone farm­house in the re­mote coun­try of Luberon in the south of France with his wife and two dogs.

En­core Provence: New ad­ven­tures in the South

of France By Peter Mayle In this fol­low-up to “A Year in Provence,” Peter Mayle finds him­self back in his beloved south­ern France prov­ince, ready for plenty of new ad­ven­tures. Notes from a Small Is­land By Bill Bryson Na­tive Mid­west­erner Bill Bryson takes a round­about jaunt around his adopted home of Bri­tain, ably ex­pos­ing all the is­land na­tion’s won­der­ful quirks. The Olive Farm: A Mem­oir of Life, Love, and Olive Oil in the South of France By Carol Drinkwa­ter Carol Drinkwa­ter and her fi­ance spend all their sav­ings to pur­chase 10 acres of an aban­doned olive farm in the south of France. The Olive Sea­son: Amour, A New Life, and Olives Too ...! By Carol Drinkwa­ter In this fol­low-up, Carol Drinkwa­ter and her fi­ance tie the knot but still find new chal­lenges ahead as they re­turn to their olive farm. Four Sea­sons in Rome: On Twins, In­som­nia, and the Big­gest Funeral in the His­tory of the World By An­thony Do­err An­thony Do­err re­counts his ad­ven­tures in one of the world’s most en­chant­ing ci­ties, from at­tend­ing a vigil for the dy­ing Pope John Paul II to vis­it­ing the Pan­theon with his twins. For­eign Tongue: A Novel of Life and Love in Paris By Van­ina Mar­sot An un­lucky-in-love writer is given the keys to her aunt’s empty apart­ment in Paris and em­barks on a jour­ney of self-dis­cov­ery. At Home in Ja­pan: A For­eign Wo­man’s Jour­ney of Dis­cov­ery

By Re­becca Otowa This book chron­i­cles Re­becca Otowa’s amaz­ing trans­for­ma­tion from liv­ing a sub­ur­ban life­style in Cal­i­for­nia to mov­ing to Ja­pan and em­brac­ing all the coun­try’s many cus­toms and tra­di­tions.

Sum­mer read­ing is here! Sign up at any CCPL branch lo­ca­tion or online. The last day to turn in com­pleted read­ing logs for prizes is Aug. 13. For more in­for­ma­tion, ti­tle avail­abil­ity and read­ing rec­om­men­da­tions, visit www. cecil. ebranch. info, find the Cecil County Pub­lic Li­brary on Face­book, call 410- 996- 5600 or stop by any branch.

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