Fri, April 18, 2014

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from...

Paul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe by collecting the best writing on travel from the books that shaped him, as a reader and a traveler. Part philosophical guide, part miscellany, part reminiscence, The Tao of Travel enumerates “The Contents of Some Travelers’ Bags” and exposes “Writers Who Wrote about Places They Never Visited”; tracks extreme journeys in “Travel as an Ordeal” and highlights some of “Travelers’ Favorite Places.” Excerpts from the best of Theroux’s own work are interspersed with selections from travelers both familiar and unexpected: Vladimir Nabokov           J.R.R. Tolkien Samuel Johnson               Eudora WeltyEvelyn Waugh                  Isak...
Categories: Travel

Item Information

ISBN: 0547336918
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: English
Format: Bonded Leather
Pages: 304
US Salesrank: 104171
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