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Title:
Bruce Chatwin
Author:
Meanor, Patrick.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Twayne, 1997.
Physical Description:
xvii, 186 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The life of Bruce Chatwin: "a magnificent raconteur of Scheherazadean inexhaustibility" -- In Patagonia: "the ultimate southern journey" -- The Viceroy of Ouidah: "a clash of cultural myths" -- On the black hill: "simpletons, saints, and grotesques" -- The songlines: "a seething gallimaufry of a book" -- Utz: "museum or mausoleum?" -- What am I doing here and Anatomy of restlessness: "the search for the miraculous" -- Far journeys: photographs and notebooks, "numinous visionary".
ISBN:
9780805745689
Format :
Book

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Central Library PR6053.H395 Z76 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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