Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies, Alastair Bonnett
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Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies

Author: Alastair Bonnett

Narrator: Derek Perkins

Unabridged: 7 hr 34 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 09/30/2014

Genre: Social Science - Human Geography

Synopsis

At a time when Google Maps can take you on a virtual tour of Yosemite's remotest trails and cell phones double as navigational systems, it's hard to imagine there's any uncharted ground left on the planet. In Unruly Places, Alastair Bonnett goes to some of the most unexpected, offbeat places in the world to reinspire our geographical imagination. Bonnett's remarkable tour includes moving villages, secret cities, no man's lands, and floating islands. He explores places as disorienting as Sandy Island, an island included on maps until just two years ago despite the fact that it never existed. An intrepid guide down the road much less traveled, Bonnett reveals that the most extraordinary places on earth might be hidden in plain sight. Perfect for urban explorers, wilderness ramblers, and armchair travelers struck by wanderlust, Unruly Places will change the way you see the places you inhabit.

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