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Sunrise with seamonsters : travels & discoveries, 1964-1984

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
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This book brings together a variety of experiences and adventures from the travels of the best-selling author to such places as Corsica, Burma, Cape Cod, East Africa, Afghanistan, a leper colony, and the New York subways.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Theroux, Paul.
Sunrise with seamonsters.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985
(OCoLC)646854344
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 0395382211 9780395382219
OCLC Number: 11866915
Description: x, 365 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The edge of the Great Rift --
Burning grass --
Winter in Africa --
The cerebral snapshot --
State of emergency --
Leper colony --
Scenes from a curfew --
Tarzan is an expatriate --
Cowardice --
Seven Burmese days --
The novel is dead, Allah be praised! --
The killing of Hastings Banda --
Lord of the ring --
A love-scene after work --
V.S. Naipaul --
Kazantzakis' England --
Malaysia --
Memories of old Afganistan --
The night ferry to Paris --
Stranger on a train --
An English visitor --
Discovering Dingle --
The exotic view --
Homage to Mrs. Robinson --
My extended family --
A circuit of Corsica --
Nixon's neighborhood --
Nixon's memoirs --
The Orient Express --
Traveling home: high school reunion --
Rudyard Kipling --
John McEnroe, Jr. --
Christmas ghosts --
Henry Miller --
V.S. Pritchett --
The past recaptured --
Railways of the Raj --
Subterranean gothic --
Easy money: patronage --
Mapping the world --
The last laugh --
Graham Greene's traveling companion --
Summertime on the Cape --
His monkey wife --
Being a man --
Making tracks to Chittagong --
Introducing jungle lovers --
Dead man leading --
What Maisie knew --
Sunrise with seamonsters --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Sunrise with sea monsters.
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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This book brings together a variety of experiences and adventures from the travels of the best-selling author to such places as Corsica, Burma, Cape Cod, East Africa, Afghanistan, a leper colony, and the New York subways.

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