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Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016 / Paul Theroux.

Theroux, Paul, (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780544870307
  • ISBN: 0544870301
  • Physical Description: xvii, 386 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Contents / Notes

General Note: "An Eamon Dolan book."
Contents: 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 seozires 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Theroux, Paul.
Theroux, Paul > Travel.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
TRAVEL > Essays & Travelogues.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS > Essays.
Genre: Essays.
Travel writing.
Nonfiction.

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