Boston Public Library
Adventurous Women: Explorers and Travelers
Booklists for Adults

Allison, Stacy and Carlin, Peter. Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest. GV199.92 .A45 A3 1993

Birkett, Dea. Spinsters Abroad: Victorian Lady Explorers. 1989. G200 .B48 1989

Chisholm, Margo and Bruce, Ray. To the Summit: A Woman's Journey into the Mountains to Find Her Soul. GV199.92 .C45 A3 1997

Coatsworth, Elizabeth. Personal Geography: Almost an Autobiography. 1979. PS3505 .O136 Z52 1979, Large Print Section

Coffey, Maria. A Boat in Our Baggage: Around the World with a Kayak. 1995. GV782.42 .C64 A3 1995

Cuthbertson, Ken. Nobody Said Not to Go: The Remarkable Life of Emily Hahn. 1998. PS3515 .A2422 Z62 1998

David-Neel, Alexandria. Magic and Mystery in Tibet. 1971.
BF1028.5 .T5 D313 1971

Frawley, Maria. A Wider Range: Travel Writing by Women in Victorian England. 1994. PR778 .T72 F7 1994

Fuller, Elizabeth. When You See the Emu in the Sky: My Journey of Self-Discovery in the Outback. 1997. PS3556 .U43 Z474 1997

Geniesse, Jane Fletcher. Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark. 1999.
CT788 .S72 G46 1999

Go Girl!: The Black Woman's Book of Travel and Adventure, edited by Elaine Lee. 1997. G465 .G6 1997

Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti. The Astonishing World: Essays. 1992.
AC8 .H36697 1992

Hiestand, Emily. The Very Rich Hours: Travels in Orkney, Belize, the Everglades, and Greece. 1992. PS3558 .I345 Z468 1992

Kaye, Evelyn. Active Woman Vacation Guide: True Stories by Women Travelers Plus 1001 Exciting Adventure Trips. 1997. G151 .K385 1997

Kaye, Evelyn. Amazing Traveler, Isabella Bird: The Biography of a Victorian Adventurer. 1999. G246 .B5 K39 1999x

Kelly, A.A. Wandering Women: Two Centuries of Travel Out of Ireland. 1995. G269.5 .K45 1995x

Kercheval, Jesse Lee. Space: A Memoir. 1998. PS3561 .E558 Z47 1998

Kocour, Ruth Anne and Hodgson, Michael. Facing the Extreme. 1998. GV199.42 .a42 M3245 1998 Mountaineering on Mount McKinley, Alaska

Maiden Voyages: The Writings of Women Travelers, edited by Mary Morris. 1993. G465 .M336 1993

Melchett, Sonia. Passionate Quests: Five Modern Women Travellers. 1992.
G200 .M38 1992 Features Dervla Murphy, Monica Kristensen, Christina Dodwell, Clare Francis, and Elaine Brook.

More Women Travel: Adventures and Advice from More than 60 Countries, edited by Natania Jansz and Miranda Davies. 1995. G151 .M67 1995

Morris, Mary. Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone.
F1216.5 .M67 1988

Neville-Sington, Pamela. Fanny Trollope: The Life and Adventure of a Clever Woman. 1998. PR5699.T3 Z77 1998

Olds, Elizabeth Fagg. Women of the Four Winds. 1985. G225 .O43 1985 Examines the lives of Annie Smith Peck, Delia Akeley, Marguerite Harrison and Louise Arner Boyd.

Robinson, Jane. Wayward Women: A Guide to Women Travellers. 1990.
Z6011 .R65 1990

Selby, Bettina. Riding to Jerusalem: A Journey Through Turkey and the Middle East. 1985. DS49.7 .S39 1986x, Large Print. Long-distance bicycling.

Stevenson, Catherine Barnes. Victorian Women Travel Writers in Africa. 1982. PR788.T72 S8 1982

Storace, Patricia. Dinner with Persephone. 1996. DF728 .S76 1996. The author's year in Greece.

Swan, Sheila and Laufer, Peter. Safety and Security for Women Who Travel. 1998. G151 .S93 1998x

Talley, Jeannine. Women at the Helm. 1990. G550 .T35 1990x

Thayer, Helen. Polar Dream: The Heroic Saga of the First Solo Journey by a Woman and her Dog to the Pole. 1993. G630.N48 T47 1993

Unsuitable for Ladies: An Anthology of Women Travellers, edited by Jane Robinson. 1994. G465 .U57 1994x

Wharton, Edith. Edith Wharton Abroad: Selected Travel Writings, 1888-1920. 1996. PS3545.H16 Z99 1996x, Large Print Section

Winternitz, Helen. East Along the Equator: A Journey Up the Congo and into Zaire. 1987. DT639 .W56 1987

Women and the Journey: The Female Travel Experience, edited by Bonnie Frederick and Susan H. McLeod. 1993. G200 .W65 1993

Women in the Antarctic, edited by Esther D. Rothblum, Jacqueline S. Weinstock, and Jessica Morris. 1998. G860 .W66 1998

Compiled by Serena Enger, General Library, Adult Reader and Information Services, Boston Public Library, April 2000