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The Resource The tao of travel : enlightenments from lives on the road, Paul Theroux

The tao of travel : enlightenments from lives on the road, Paul Theroux

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The tao of travel : enlightenments from lives on the road
Title
The tao of travel
Title remainder
enlightenments from lives on the road
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux
Title variation
Enlightenments from lives on the road
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of writings from Paul Theroux's fifty years of travel. Included are writings from other travelers such as Charles Dickens, Eudora Welty, Anton Chekhov, Ernest Hemingway and many others
Summary
A collection of writings from Paul Theroux's fifty years of travel, as well as writings from other travelers such as Charles Dickens, Henry David Thoreau, Anton Chekhov, Ernest Hemingway, and others.
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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394836
Cataloging source
DLC
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Theroux, Paul
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G180
LC item number
.T54 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Travel
  • Travelers
Target audience
adult
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enlightenments from lives on the road
Label
The tao of travel : enlightenments from lives on the road, Paul Theroux
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The importance of elsewhere -- Travel in brief -- The navel of the world -- The pleasures of railways -- Travel wisdom of Henry Fielding -- Murphy's rules of travel -- Travelers on their own books -- How long did the traveler spend traveling? -- Travel wisdom of Samuel Johnson -- The things that they carried -- Fears, neuroses, and other conditions -- Travelers who never went alone -- Travel wisdom of Sir Francis Galton -- Travel as an ordeal -- English travelers on escaping England -- When you're strange -- Travel wisdom of Robert Louis Stevenson -- It is solved by walking -- Travel feats -- Staying home -- Travel wisdom of Freya Stark -- Imaginary journeys -- Everything is edible somewhere -- Rosenblum's rules of reporting -- Travel wisdom of Claude Lévi-Strauss -- Perverse pleasures of the inhospitable -- Imaginary people -- Writers and the places they never visited -- Travel wisdom of Evelyn Waugh -- Travelers' bliss -- Classics of a sense of place -- Evocative name, disappointing place -- Travel wisdom of Paul Bowles. Dangerous, happy, alluring -- Five travel epiphanies -- The essential tao of travel
Control code
2010042022
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780547336916
Lccn
2010042022
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The tao of travel : enlightenments from lives on the road, Paul Theroux
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The importance of elsewhere -- Travel in brief -- The navel of the world -- The pleasures of railways -- Travel wisdom of Henry Fielding -- Murphy's rules of travel -- Travelers on their own books -- How long did the traveler spend traveling? -- Travel wisdom of Samuel Johnson -- The things that they carried -- Fears, neuroses, and other conditions -- Travelers who never went alone -- Travel wisdom of Sir Francis Galton -- Travel as an ordeal -- English travelers on escaping England -- When you're strange -- Travel wisdom of Robert Louis Stevenson -- It is solved by walking -- Travel feats -- Staying home -- Travel wisdom of Freya Stark -- Imaginary journeys -- Everything is edible somewhere -- Rosenblum's rules of reporting -- Travel wisdom of Claude Lévi-Strauss -- Perverse pleasures of the inhospitable -- Imaginary people -- Writers and the places they never visited -- Travel wisdom of Evelyn Waugh -- Travelers' bliss -- Classics of a sense of place -- Evocative name, disappointing place -- Travel wisdom of Paul Bowles. Dangerous, happy, alluring -- Five travel epiphanies -- The essential tao of travel
Control code
2010042022
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780547336916
Lccn
2010042022
Other physical details
ill.

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