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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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Summary
In the spirit of his much-loved Sunrise with Seamonsters and Fresh Air Fiend, Paul Theroux’s latest collection of essays leads the reader through a dazzling array of sights, characters, and experiences, as Theroux applies his signature searching curiosity to a life lived as much in reading as on the road
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Tone
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10660293
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 814/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.H4
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
essays
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True
Target audience
adult
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people and places : essays: 2001-2016
Label
Figures in a landscape : people and places : essays: 2001-2016, Paul Theroux
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"An Eamon Dolan book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Introduction: Study for figures in a landscape
  • 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
  • My drug tour: searching for ayahuasca
  • Life and the magazine
  • Dear old dad: memories of my father
  • The trouble with autobiography
  • Thoreau in the wilderness
  • Liz in Neverland
  • Greeneland
  • Hunter in the kingdom of fear
  • Conrad at sea
  • Simenon's world
Control code
6089637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780544870307
Lccn
2017045486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Introduction: Study for figures in a landscape
  • 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
  • My drug tour: searching for ayahuasca
  • Life and the magazine
  • Dear old dad: memories of my father
  • The trouble with autobiography
  • Thoreau in the wilderness
  • Liz in Neverland
  • Greeneland
  • Hunter in the kingdom of fear
  • Conrad at sea
  • Simenon's world
Control code
6089637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780544870307
Lccn
2017045486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005795802

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