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Theroux, Paul

Summary: "Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical place, full of incomparable music, unparalleled cuisine, and yet also some of the nation's worst schools, housing, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Theroux, Paul

Summary: "Legendary travel writer Paul Theroux fearlessly drives the entire length of the US-Mexico border, then goes deep into the hinterland, on the back roads of Chiapas and Oaxaca, to uncover the rich, layered world behind today's brutal headlines."--Providedby publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Explores creative genius and fame through the life of a writer whose search for a muse has led him into dangerous and destructive places.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story. Who is the dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel room, how and why did he die?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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Theroux, Paul

Summary: A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose 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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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814 THE

Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Forty years ago, Paul Theroux first went to Africa as a teacher in the Malawi bush. Now, nearing 60, he returns to travel by train, canoe, bus, and cattle truck from one end of Africa to the other. From Cairo to Cape Town, what he finds is recorded in the style that has stamped Theroux as a master of the travelogue. His curiosity and intelligent observations help create an unforgettable...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 916.04 Theroux 2003

Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Theroux weaves together three captivating novellas, each conveying the thrill--and possible danger--experienced by Westerners intent on losing themselves in the mystical splendor of India.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC THE

Theroux, Paul.

Summary: A middle-aged couple on vacation veers heedlessly from idyll to chaos; a buttoned-up Boston lawyer finds succor in Mumbai's reeking slums; a young woman befriends an elephant in Bangalore.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux adds Fresh Air Fiend, named a New York Times Notable Book, to his highly praised travel writings. A collection of essays, this intimate and fascinating book explores five continents and many cultures, while delving deep into the mind of Theroux. From one adventure to the next, listeners will be captivated by what the Chicago Tribune calls 'an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Thoroughly updated to reflect the past decade's technological advances, this edition of the only authorized parliamentary procedure guide contains new information on conducting meetings over the Internet, on phone and video conference calls, and with members in absentia. Other editors are William J. Evans, Daniel Honemann, and Thomas Balch. The only authorized guide to parliamentary procedure,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 960 THE

Theroux, Paul.

Summary: In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Theroux recreates an epic journey he took thirty years ago, a giant loop by train (mostly) through Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, China, Japan, and Siberia. In short, he traverses all of Asia top to bottom, and end to end. In the three decades since he first travelled this route, Asia has undergone phenomenal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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Theroux, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1983

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Theroux, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1997

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Ellis Hock never believed that he would return to Africa. He runs an old-fashioned menswear store in a small town in Massachusetts but still dreams of his Eden, the four years he spent in Malawi with the Peace Corps, cut short when he had to return to take over the family business. When his wife leaves him, and he is on his own, he realizes that there is one place for him to go: back to his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: In this modern Grand Tour, Theroux sets off from Gibraltar on a journey around the Mediterranean Sea. It is a long, lively, and occasionally dangerous trip, up the coast of Spain, along the Riviera, by ferry to the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, and beyond. By foot, train, bus, and cruise ship, Theroux travels around Italy and the Greek islands, to Albania in a state of near anarchy and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1995

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Theroux, Paul

Summary: Jay, one of seven living children, contemplates his mother's influence on the family and his life, as he struggles with her disappointment in him and suspects she may have sabotaged a budding relationship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Sixty stories in an international setting. Several deal with the political and amorous adventures of an American diplomat in the Far East, one set in India looks at another culture's meaning of perversion, two are on poets living in London.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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Theroux, Paul.

Contents: Consul's file.--Dependent wife.--White Christmas.--Pretend I'm not here.--Loser wins.--The flower of Malaya.--The autumn dog.--Dengue fever.--The South Malaysia Pineapple Growers' Association.--The butterfly of the Laruts.--The tennis court.--Reggi

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1977

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: With this vibrant and illuminating travelogue that shows just how much the world has changed in the 30 years since he wrote "The great railway bazaar," Theroux returns to the rails of Eastern Europe, Central Asia, India, China, Japan, and Siberia for an exceptionally detailed and entertaining update that will entice fans and newcomers alike.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Disgusted with modern American culture, Allie Fox takes his family to live in the jungles of Central America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1982

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Jay, one of seven living children, contemplates his mother's influence on the family and his life, as he struggles with her disappointment in him and suspects she may have sabotaged a budding relationship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Jay, one of seven living children, contemplates his mother's influence on the family and his life, as he struggles with her disappointment in him and suspects she may have sabotaged a budding relationship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC THE

Theroux, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1979

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.0453 THE

Theroux, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

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