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Riding the iron rooster : by train through China

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: New York, NY : Ivy Books, 1989, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Ballantine Books edView all editions and formats
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In the bestselling novel "The Mosquito Coast", Theroux took readers into the dark heart of the human soul. Now he embarks on a journey in the grand romantic tradition, by train across Europe, through the vast underbelly of Asia and in the heart of Russia, and then up to China. Here is China by rail, as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of one of the most intrepid and insightful travel writers of our time.
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Named Person: Paul Theroux
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 0804104549 9780804104548
OCLC Number: 19758234
Description: 451 p. : map ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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In the bestselling novel "The Mosquito Coast", Theroux took readers into the dark heart of the human soul. Now he embarks on a journey in the grand romantic tradition, by train across Europe, through the vast underbelly of Asia and in the heart of Russia, and then up to China. Here is China by rail, as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of one of the most intrepid and insightful travel writers of our time.

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