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Riding the iron rooster : by train through China

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes the author's travels by train in every province of the People's Republic of China.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Theroux, Paul.
Riding the iron rooster.
New York : Putnam's, ©1988
(OCoLC)568732857
Online version:
Theroux, Paul.
Riding the iron rooster.
New York : Putnam's, ©1988
(OCoLC)605538521
Named Person: Paul Theroux; Paul Theroux
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 0399133097 9780399133091
OCLC Number: 17234072
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 480 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The train to Mongolia --
The Inner Mongolian Express to Datong : Train number 24 --
Night train number 90 to Peking --
The Shanghai Express --
The fast train to Canton --
Train number 324 to Hohhot and Lanzhou --
The Iron Rooster --
Train number 104 to Xian --
The Express to Chengdu --
The halt at Emei Shan : Train number 209 to Kunming --
The fast train to Guilin : number 80 --
The slow train to Changsha and Shaoshan "where the sun rises" --
The Peking Express : Train number 16 --
The International Express to Harbin : Train number 17 --
The slow train to Langxiang : number 295 --
The boat train to Dalian : number 92 --
On the Lake of Heaven to Yantai --
The slow train to Qingdao : number 508 --
The Shandong Express to Shanghai : Train number 234 --
The night train to Xiamen : number 375 --
The Qinghai Local to Xining : Train number 275 --
The train to Tibet.
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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Describes the author's travels by train in every province of the People's Republic of China.

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