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The Resource Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016, Paul Theroux

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

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Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016
Title
Figures in a landscape
Title remainder
people and places : essays: 2001-2016
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux
Title variation
  • People and places : essays: 2001-2016
  • Essays 2001-2016
  • Paul Theroux essays 2001-2016
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Theroux, Paul
Dewey number
  • 814/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theroux, Paul
  • Theroux, Paul
  • Theroux, Paul
  • Authors, American
  • TRAVEL
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Authors, American
  • Travel
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Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016, Paul Theroux
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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
Control code
on1005795802
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780544870307
Lccn
2017045486
System control number
(OCoLC)1005795802
Label
Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016, Paul Theroux
Publication
Copyright
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
Control code
on1005795802
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780544870307
Lccn
2017045486
System control number
(OCoLC)1005795802

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