The Last Train to Zona Verde

Praise for Paul Theroux Relentlessly engaging . . . Theroux demonstrates how a traveler s finely wrought observations . . . sometimes offer the best political and social analysis.

The Last Train to Zona Verde

The Last Train to Zona Verde

An acclaimed travel writer and novelist describes his journey across Africa, from Cape Town to Cape Province and into Namibia, riding elephants, meeting Bushmen and discussing the changes that have taken place since his first visit 50 years ago.

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The Last Train to Zona Verde
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

An acclaimed travel writer and novelist describes his journey across Africa, from Cape Town to Cape Province and into Namibia, riding elephants, meeting Bushmen and discussing the changes that have taken place since his first visit 50 years ago.
Dark Star Safari
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-24 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Dark Star Safari is Paul Theroux's now classic account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, Theroux visits some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and some of the most dangerous. It is
The Best American Travel Writing 2014
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jason Wilson, Paul Theroux
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-07 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in 2014, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.
Writing Abroad
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Peter Chilson, Joanne B. Mulcahy
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-13 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

“Tell me all about your trip!” It’s a request that follows travelers as they head out into the world, and one of the first things they hear when they return. When we leave our homes to explore the wider world, we feel compelled to capture the experiences and bring the
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
Language: en
Pages: 511
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-06 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Thirty years after the epic journey chronicled in his classic work The Great Railway Bazaar, the world’s most acclaimed travel writer re-creates his 25,000-mile journey through eastern Europe, central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, and Siberia.Half a lifetime ago, Paul Theroux virtually invented the modern travel narrative by recounting

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