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The Kindness of strangers

A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers. "I greatly appreciate the theme of this book that gathers stories of kindness received when it was most needed and perhaps least expected. I am sure they will inspire everyone who reads them, encouraging each of us to take whatever opportunities arise to be kind to others in turn."--HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA. "The Kindness of Strangers is a wonderful companion for travel. It enlarges us, reminds us that serendipity is one of the ultimate joys of life's constant journey."--AMY TANA. "Wonderful idea beautifully realised. I enjoyed it immensely."--BILL BRYSON.

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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
32320004144246 910.4 KIN
Adult Non Fiction   East Maitland library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781786571908 (paperback)
1786571900 (paperback)
Classification Number 910.4 KIN
Title The Kindness of strangers [BK]
Note "Includes original stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers" -- Cover.
A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers. "I greatly appreciate the theme of this book that gathers stories of kindness received when it was most needed and perhaps least expected. I am sure they will inspire everyone who reads them, encouraging each of us to take whatever opportunities arise to be kind to others in turn."--HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA. "The Kindness of Strangers is a wonderful companion for travel. It enlarges us, reminds us that serendipity is one of the ultimate joys of life's constant journey."--AMY TANA. "Wonderful idea beautifully realised. I enjoyed it immensely."--BILL BRYSON.
Subject Travelers' writings
Voyages and travels
Travel writing
Kindness
Travelers
Additional Author George, Donald W
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