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Iyer, Pico

Summary: "From one of our most astute observers of human nature, a far-reaching exploration of Japanese history and culture and a moving meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief. For years, Pico Iyer has split his time between California and Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife Hiroko have a small home. But when his father-in-law dies suddenly, calling him back to Japan earlier than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 952 IYE

Iyer, Pico.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 950.42 IYE

Iyer, Pico

Summary: After thirty-two years in Japan, Pico Iyer can use everything from anime to Oscar Wilde to show how his adopted home is both hauntingly familiar and the strangest place on earth. "Arguably the world's greatest living travel writer" (Outside). He draws on readings, reflections, and conversations with Japanese friends to illuminate an unknown place for newcomers, and to give longtime residents a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 952.05 IYE

Iyer, Pico.

Summary: This book is the first serious consideration of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama's work and ideas as a politician, scientist, and philosopher. Author Iyer has been engaged in conversation with the Dalai Lama (a friend of his father's) for three decades--an ongoing exploration of his message and its effectiveness. Now, Iyer captures the paradoxes of the Dalai Lama's position: though he has brought the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 IYE

Iyer, Pico.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 IYE

Iyer, Pico.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 IYE

Iyer, Pico.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 952.1864 IYE

Stone, Dan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813.54 STO

Summary: A timely documentary that raises urgent questions about how we travel and the unintended cultural and environmental consequences of tourism around the globe. Gringo Trails follows well-worn travelers' routes through Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan and reveals the complex relationships between colliding cultures, such as the host countries' need for financial security and the tourists who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRI

Resnick, Lorne

Summary: Being in Cuba feels like falling in love with the person you know you were meant to be with. It's exhilarating and bewitching. During more than fifty trips to the island over the past twenty years, award-winning photographer Lorne Resnick has sought to capture the experience of being in Cuba; the result is a collection of moments filled with passion, desire and laughter. Those moments, exactly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Editions 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 910 CUB

Summary: Addressing the explosive growth in ancestral travel, this compelling narrative combines intriguing tales of discovery with tips on how to begin your own explorations. Actor and award-winning travel writer Andrew McCarthy's featured story recounts his recent quest to uncover his family's Irish history, while twenty-five other prominent writers tell their own heartfelt stories of connection....

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 JOU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: Travel writer Pico Iyer selects vignettes of Maugham's wise and vivid prose that track his transformation from a boyish traveler to a worldly man of letters, looking back on India, China, Russia, and America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 MAU

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