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The global soul : jet lag, shopping malls, and the search for home

Author: Pico Iyer
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001, ©2000.
Series: Vintage departures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage Departures edView all editions and formats
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Beginning in Los Angeles International Airport, where town life--shops, services, sociability--is available without a town, Pico Iyer takes us on a tour of the transnational village our world has become. From Hong Kong, where people actually live in self-contained hotels, to Atlanta's Olympic Village, which seems to inadvertently commemorate a sort of corporate universalism, to Japan, where in the midst of alien  Read more...
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Named Person: Pico Iyer; Pico Iyer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pico Iyer
ISBN: 0679776117 9780679776116
OCLC Number: 46783062
Description: 303 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The burning house --
The airport --
The global marketplace --
The multiculture --
The games --
The empire --
The alien home.
Series Title: Vintage departures.
Responsibility: Pico Iyer.

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Beginning in Los Angeles International Airport, where town life--shops, services, sociability--is available without a town, Pico Iyer takes us on a tour of the transnational village our world has become. From Hong Kong, where people actually live in self-contained hotels, to Atlanta's Olympic Village, which seems to inadvertently commemorate a sort of corporate universalism, to Japan, where in the midst of alien surfaces his apartment building is called "The Memphis," Iyer ponders what the word "home" can possibly mean in a world whose face is blurred by its cultural fusion and its alarmingly rapid rate of change.

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