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The lunatic express

Author: Carl Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Hoffman takes readers around the globe the way most people experience it and provides an up-close-and-personal view of its most teeming cities and remotest places. An eye-opening look at how welcoming the everyday people of the world can be to a complete stranger.
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Named Person: Carl Hoffman; Carl Hoffman; Carl Hoffman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Hoffman
ISBN: 9780767929806 0767929802
OCLC Number: 373052755
Notes: "Discovering the world ... via its most dangerous buses, boats, trains, and planes."
Description: 286 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: Time for prayer --
Americas. Go! ; Hope for Buena Suerte ; Your time comes or it doesn't --
Africa. Agents of death and destruction ; That train is very bad --
Asia. Jalan! Jalan! ; The 290th victim ; I can only cry my eyes ; What to do? ; Scariana ; Hope and wait ; Same, same, but different.
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Hoffman takes readers around the globe the way most people experience it and provides an up-close-and-personal view of its most teeming cities and remotest places. An eye-opening look at how welcoming the everyday people of the world can be to a complete stranger.

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