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Fresh Air Fiend

Fresh Air Fiend

Travel Writings, 1985-2000

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Published by Recorded Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Essays & Travelogues

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNorman Dietz (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9522534M
    ISBN 101402516010
    ISBN 109781402516016

    Fresh Air Fiend. By KRIS NEVILLE. Illustrated by KARL ROGERS [Transcriber's Note: This etext was produced from Galaxy Science Fiction February Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.]. Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux adds Fresh Air Fiend, named a New York Times Notable Book, to his highly praised travel writings. A collection of essays, this intimate and fascinating book explores five continents and many cultures, while delving deep into the mind of Theroux. From one adventure to the next, listeners will be captivated by what the Chicago .

    worldly exploits in a plethora of books, many of which have become travel literature classics. His latest, FRESH AIR FIEND, a collection of writings accumulated over the last 15 years, is a showcase for just how entertaining travel writing can be. FRESH AIR FIEND is divided into eight sections: Time Travel; Fresh. In Fresh Air Fiend he explains why and how this type of therapy has become an intrinsic part of his life. This pot- pourri of his experiences and reflections, is more about Paul the human being rather than Paul the observer, than any his other books. He explains why he wrote the books he has, and why he took the trips that inspired them/5(9).

    "Paul Theroux's first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, Fresh Air Fiend touches down on five continents and floats through most seas in between to deliver a literary adventure of the first order, with the incomparable Paul Theroux as a guide. 'fresh-air fiend 作者: PAUL THEROUX 出版社: HAMISH HAMILTON LTD 副标题: TRAVEL WRITINGS, ' 出版年: 页数: 装帧: Hardcover ISBN:


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Paul Theroux's first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, FRESH AIR FIEND touches down on five continents and floats through most seas in between to deliver a literary adventure of the first order, with the incomparable Paul Theroux /5(36).

Paul Theroux's first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, FRESH AIR FIEND touches down on five continents and floats through most seas in between to deliver a literary adventure of the first order, with the incomparable Paul Theroux as a guide/5. In Fresh Air Fiend, Theroux's pen serves him well with astute, lively pieces that stray far beyond simple "travel essays" and reveal his self-inflicted lifestyle of compulsive travel, writing, and alienation.

In this collection--containing mostly previously published magazine pieces written over the past 15 years--there's a strong autobiographical streak, as well as historical Fresh Air Fiend book. Fresh Air Fiend is part autobiography, part historical commentary, part literary critique, and totally brilliant.

Whether Theroux is tackling the handover of Hong Kong to China inthe experience of being a Peace Corps volunteer/draft dodger in Africa in the mids, or the grueling responsibilities /5(5).

Paul Theroux's first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, FRESH AIR FIEND touches down on five continents and floats through most seas in between to deliver a 4/5(4). Paul Theroux's first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, FRESH AIR FIEND touches down on five continents and floats /5(6).

Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux adds Fresh Air Fiend, named a New York Times Notable Book, to his highly praised travel writings.

A collection of essays, this intimate and fascinating book explores five continents and many cultures, while. Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux adds Fresh Air Fiend, named a New York Times Notable Book, to his highly praised travel writings. A collection of essays, this intimate and fascinating book explores five continents and many cultures, while delving deep into the mind of Theroux.

Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. She is. He tried to draw his arm under his body to force himself erect.

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Some brief overview of this book Paul Therouxs first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, FRESH AIR FIEND touches down on five continents and floats through most seas in between to deliver a literary adventure of the first order, with the incomparable Paul Theroux as a guide%().

Travel Writings. Author: Paul Theroux; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: Category: Travel Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Paul Theroux's first collection of essays and articles devoted entirely to travel writing, FRESH AIR FIEND touches down on five continents and floats through most seas in between to deliver a literary adventure of the first.

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Editions for Fresh Air Fiend: Travel Writings: (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Ed. The title of "Fresh Air Fiend" is a little misleading, as this is a collection of more than just Theroux's travel writings.

There are a number of essays on other topics, including some reviews of other writers; I especially enjoyed his enthusiatic review of McPhee's "Looking For a Ship", itself a personal favorite of mine.5/5(5).

Fresh Air Fiend: Travel Writings, Paul Theroux, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. In Fresh Air Fiend, Theroux's pen serves him well with astute, lively pieces that stray far beyond simple "travel essays" and reveal his self-inflicted lifestyle of compulsive travel, writing, and alienation.

In this collection--containing mostly previously published magazine pieces written over the past 15 years--there's a strong autobiographical streak, as well as historical perspectives. Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux adds Fresh Air Fiend, named a New York Times Notable Book, to his highly praised travel writings.

A collection of essays, this intimate and fascinating book explores five continents and many cultures, while delving deep into the 3/5. In Fresh Air Fiend he explains why and how this type of therapy has become an intrinsic part of his life.

This pot- pourri of his experiences and reflections, is more about Paul the human being rather than Paul the observer, than any his other books. He explains why he wrote the books he has, and why he took the trips that inspired them/5(3).Fresh Air Fiend is Paul Theroux's collection of travel essays and articles written between andconsidered a companion volume to Sunrise with book is a good starting point for those just being introduced to the acclaimed travel writer, although our recommendation is to read The Great Railway Bazaar in full.

One important theme is the .FRESH AIR FIEND. Travel Writings. by Paul Theroux. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet.

KIRKUS REVIEW. The prolific Theroux (Sir Vidia’s Shadow,etc.) gives full vent to his wanderlust in this virtuoso collection of travel. essays, all but one of which were written after his.