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Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016

Theroux, Paul (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0544870301 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780544870307 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0544870301 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780544870307 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780544870307 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0544870301
  • Physical Description: xvii, 386 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Eamon Dolan book."
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Study for figures in a landscape -- My drug tour: searching for ayahuasca -- Thoreau in the wilderness -- Liz in Neverland -- Greeneland -- Hunter in the kingdom of fear -- Conrad at sea -- Simenon's world -- Dr. Sacks, the healer -- Nurse Wolf, the hurter -- Robin Williams: "Who's he when he's at home?" -- Tea with Muriel Spark -- Mrs. Robinson revisited -- Talismans for our dreams -- The rock star's burden -- Living with geese -- Trespassing in Africa -- The seizures in Zimbabwe -- Stanley: the ultimate African explorer -- Paul Bowles: not a tourist -- Maugham: up and down in Asia -- English hours: nothing personal -- Traveling beyond Google -- Hawaii: islands upon islands -- Mockingbird in Monroeville -- Benton's America -- My life as a reader -- The real me: a memory -- Life and the magazine -- Dear old dad: memories of my father -- The trouble with autobiography.
Summary, etc.: "A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose"--
Subject: Theroux, Paul
Theroux, Paul Travel
Theroux, Paul Books and reading
Authors, American 20th century Biography
Genre: Travel writing.
Essays.
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