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Divine magnetic lands : a journey in America

Author: Timothy O'Grady
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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TRAVEL WRITING. In 1973, aged twenty-two, Timothy O'Grady left America for Europe and lived there for the next thirty years. Much of the world began to look at America in a new way, wondering what had happened to it and where it was going. Among them was Timothy O'Grady, and he decided to go back and investigate. He went out onto the American road, travelling over fifteen thousand miles through thirty-five states.  Read more...
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Named Person: Timothy O'Grady; Timothy O'Grady
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy O'Grady
ISBN: 9780099469537 0099469537
OCLC Number: 276647572
Notes: Originally published: London : Harvill Secker, 2008.
Includes index.
Description: 531 pages : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Timothy O'Grady.

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In 1973, aged twenty-two, Timothy O'Grady left America. As he did, the American counter-culture crashed, Ronald Reagan came and went, wars were declared and the country was attacked by air. He met  Read more...

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"Displays both the startling lyricism and the patient reflection that have made his previous fictions so compelling ... At once a work of profound personal and collective memory" * Time Out * Read more...

 
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