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The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas


  


 : The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas

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Binding: Paperback
Brand: Mariner Books
EAN: 9780395521052
Edition: Reissue
ISBN: 039552105X
Item Dimensions: 825550183105
Label: Mariner Books
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Mariner Books
MPN: 9780395521052
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 404
Publication Date: November 07, 1989
Publisher: Mariner Books
Release Date: November 07, 1989
Studio: Mariner Books




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Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine, which comes to a halt in a desolate land of cracked hills and thorn bushes. But with Theroux the view along the way is what matters: the monologuing Mr. Thornberry in Costa Rica, the bogus priest of Cali, and the blind Jorge Luis Borges, who delights in having Theroux read Robert Louis Stevenson to him.







 



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