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Resultados para: paul theroux

67 produtos
  • Trem Fantasma Para a Estrela do Oriente

    Theroux,Paul
    (3419607)

    Sem dúvida Nicolau Maquiavel é um dos pensadores mais influentes e contro-versos do mundo moderno. Júlio Pompeu teve seu primeiro contato com a obra do filó-sofo italiano nos cursos sobre política da faculdade de Direito e desde então nunca mais o...

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  • Até o Fim do Mundo

    Theroux,Paul
    (2966605)

    Neste livro, Paul Theroux passa um fim de tarde na casa de Jorge Luis Borges em Bue-nos Aires e na China pega um voo que parece mais esporte radical do que uma viagem. Descre-ve um banquete exótico de pratos elaborados com animais em extinção, e...

  • A Suíte Elefanta

    Theroux,Paul
    (2586644)

    As três novelas reunidas em 'A Suíte Elefanta' mostram toda a habilidade de Paul Theroux no campo da ficção. Em 'Colina dos Macacos', um empresário bem-sucedido e sua mulher se hospedam em um spa de luxo na Índia, alheios à vida fora das cercas....

  • O Grande Bazar Ferroviário

    Theroux,Paul
    (163677)

    O amor do escritor americano Paul Theroux pelos trens é responsável por alguns dos melhores relatos de viagem da literatura moderna. O primeiro deles foi o clássico 'O Grande Bazar Ferroviário - De Trem pela Ásia', publicado originalmente em 1975 e...

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  • A Costa do Mosquito

    Theroux,Paul
    (2662016)

    'A Costa do Mosquito' é o romance mais conhecido, e um dos mais vibrantes, de Paul Theroux. Um livro 'arrebatador', segundo o escritor Anthony Burgess. Para o jornal The Washington Post, trata-se de uma 'visão impressionante e perturbadora da psique...

  • O Safári da Estrela Negra

    Theroux,Paul
    (2661794)

    Quase trinta anos depois de reinventar o conceito 'livro de viagem' com a publicação de O Grande Bazar Ferroviário, Paul Theroux resolveu voltar ao continente africano, onde trabalhara como professor nos anos 1960. O autor queria sumir, ficar fora de...

  • O Último Trem Para A Zona Verde - Meu...

    Theroux,Paul
    (8872663)

    Em “O Último Trem Para A Zona Verde”, Theroux parte da Cidade do Cabo em direção ao norte, até chegar a Angola. No entanto, depois de 4 mil árduos quilômetros, ele decide acabar com a viagem, decisão que relata com honestidade impiedosa no capítulo...

  • O Rio Inferior

    Theroux,Paul
    (6968805)

    Ellis Hock nunca acreditou que fosse voltar à África. É dono de uma antiga loja de roupas masculinas em uma pequena cidade de Massachusetts, mas ainda sonha com os quatro anos que passou no Malaui, interrompidos quando teve de retornar para assumir...

  • A Mão Morta - Um Crime Em Calcutá

    Theroux,Paul
    (3451161)

    Jerry Delfont é um autor de artigos de viagem. Está passando uma temporada na conturbada Calcutá e sofre de bloqueio de escritor. Quando recebe uma carta da filantropa norte-americana Merrill Unger com notícias de um escândalo envolvendo Rajat - um...

  • The Old Patagonian Express By Train Through...

    Theroux,Paul
    (229096)

    Theroux's travels by train from Boston to Patagonia--a journey of selfdiscovery and uncommon encounters marked by startling contrasts in culture, climate, landscape, altitude, and attitude--are recounted

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  • On Reading

    Theroux,Paul
    (9379402)

    Young or old, rich or poor, engaged in the sacred or the secular, people everywhere read. This homage to the beauty and seductiveness of reading brings together a collection of photographs taken by Steve McCurry over his nearly four decades of travel...

  • The Great Railway Bazaar

    Theroux,Paul
    (1115943)

    The author relates an account of the landscapes, characters, mishaps, and adventures he encountered on his grand railroad excursion from London to Tokyo and back again on such classic railroads as the Orient, Mandalay, and Trans-Siberian Expresses....

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  • My Secret History

    Theroux,Paul
    (502819)

    My Secret History

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  • Dark Star Safari

    Theroux,Paul
    (697128)

    The author recounts his odyssey down the length of Africa, from Cairo to South Africa, describing the bad food, many delays, discomforts, and dangers of his trip, along with the people and places of the real Africa.

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  • The Best American Travel Writing -2014

    Theroux,Paul; Wilson,Jason
    (9203224)

    Travel connoisseurs divide the world into those places they ve been dying to visit or revisit and places they d never set foot in but are glad someone else did. This year s volume of travel writing . . . focuses mostly on the latter with derring-do...

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  • The Pillars of Hercules

    Theroux,Paul
    (514933)

    Traces a modern version of the Grand Tour of Europe--a lively, sometimes violent journey around the shores of the Mediterranean

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  • Fresh Air Fiend

    Theroux,Paul
    (566371)

    The travel writer shares his essays on a host of his favorite destinations, including Hong Kong, Maine, Africa, and the Pacific islands

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  • Kingdom By the Sea

    Theroux,Paul
    (1115944)

    As he travels around the coast of Great Britain, the author of The Mosquito Coast provides a profile of Britain and her people in a collection of interviews with citizens during the time of the papal visit, the Falklands crisis, a great railway...

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  • Last Places

    Millman,Lawrence; Theroux,Paul (int)
    (674899)

    The author of Our Like Will Not Be There Again and Northern Latitudes recounts his experiences traveling from Norway to Newfoundland via the Faeroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, and Labrador. Reprint.

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    Murder in Mount Holly

    Paul Theroux
    (9825006)

    Paul Theroux, one of the world’s most popular authors, both for his travel books and his fiction, has produced an off-beat story of 1960s weirdos unlike anything he has ever written.During the time of Lyndon Johnson’s presidency, Herbie Gneiss is...

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    Mother Land

    Paul Theroux
    (9746285)

    A richly detailed, darkly hilarious novel of a family held together and torn apart by its magnificently narcissistic matriarch

  • The Best American Travel Writing 2001

    Theroux,Paul (edt)
    (575372)

    Edited by acclaimed travel writer Paul Theroux, the latest volume in the annual series presents a wide ranging anthology of the finest travel writing published over the past year, selected from a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and websites...

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    The Mosquito Coast

    Paul Theroux
    (5093011)

    In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they'apos;ve left. Fleeing from an America he sees as mired in...

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    My Other Life

    Paul Theroux
    (5064522)

    In the Washington Post Book World, Sven Birkerts called this exuberant novel 'quot;a complex and gripping work of invention and confession . . . I understood again how the prose of a true writer can bring us to a world beyond.'quot; The book spans...

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    The Lower River

    Paul Theroux
    (5092261)

    A taut, tense, darkly suspenseful novel about a man who flees to Africa after his marriage falls apart, only to be caught up in a precarious situation in a seemingly benign village.

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    The Elephanta Suite

    Paul Theroux
    (5092162)

    A master of the travel narrative weaves three intertwined novellas of Westerners transformed by their sojourns in India.This startling, far-reaching book captures the tumult, ambition, hardship, and serenity that mark today’s India. Theroux’s...

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    Hotel Honolulu - A Novel

    Paul Theroux
    (9750895)

    Welcome to the Hotel Honolulu, a down-at-the-heels tourist place that’s two blocks from the beach on a back street in Waikiki, where middle America stays and dreams. Like the Canterbury pilgrims, every guest in this eighty-room hotel has come in...

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    Blinding Light - A Novel

    Paul Theroux
    (5092259)

    Slade Steadman'apos;s lone opus, published twenty years ago, was Trespassing, a cult classic about his travels through dozens of countries without benefit of passport. With his soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend Ava in tow, Steadman sets out for Ecuador’s...

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    Picture Palace - A Novel

    Paul Theroux
    (9670471)

    A visionary photographer looks back on her life working with real-life luminaries, among them Hemingway, Picasso, Patton, and Frost, in a psychologically intense novel from a best-selling author.

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    Mr. Bones - Twenty Stories

    Paul Theroux
    (9439944)

    A dark and bitingly humorous collection of short stories from the 'quot;brilliantly evocative'quot; Paul Theroux (Time)

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    Saint Jack - A Novel

    Paul Theroux
    (9750466)

    The wry, satirical confessions of a devilishly clever con man faced with his own mortality amidst the high-rollers, ex-pats, and visiting dignitaries of the Singapore port.

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    The Great Railway Bazaar

    Paul Theroux
    (5091874)

    First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature. Here Theroux recounts his early adventures on an unusual grand continental tour....

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    Kowloon Tong - A Novel of Hong Kong

    Paul Theroux
    (5064546)

    For Neville 'quot;Bunt'quot; Mullard and his mother, Betty, Hong Kong is part of Britain - one of the pleasanter parts; it is also cozy, monotonous, profitable, and homely. It is big breakfasts and high tea and bad weather, the race meetings at Happy...

  • Ghost Train To The Eastern Star - On The...

    Theroux,Paul
    (9203518)

    Paul Theroux returns to the transcontinental expedition that made 'Great Railway Bazaar' a classic of travel literature and realizes in rich, anecdotal detail how much the world has changed. Half a lifetime ago, Paul Theroux virtually invented the...

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  • Robinson Crusoe

    Mayer,Robert; Paul Theroux
    (8421890)

    Who has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization? Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of Defoe's famous book. Robinson Crusoe, set ashore...

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  • Blinding Light

    Theroux,Paul
    (1115914)

    The author of Dark Star Safari and Hotel Honolulu presents a novel that explores the nature of creative genius and fame through the life of a writer whose search for a muse has led him into dangerous and destructive places. Reprint.

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  • Hotel Honolulu

    Theroux,Paul
    (616257)

    A shabby Hawaiian hotel provides the backdrop for a series of interwoven stories about love, crime, friendship, and family, as seen through the eyes of a down-on-his-luck writer who takes a job as hotel manager.

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  • Blinding Light

    Theroux,Paul
    (306259)

    The author of Dark Star Safari and Hotel Honolulu presents a novel that explores creative genius and fame through the life of a writer whose search for a muse has led him into dangerous and destructive places. 40,000 first printing.

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  • Kowloon Tong

    Theroux,Paul
    (517885)

    As British rule ends, threatening things begin to happen to Betty Mullard and her son, Bunt, in Hong Kong when they refuse to sell the family business to a sinister man from mainland China. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. NYT.

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  • Hotel Honolulu

    Theroux,Paul
    (659997)

    A shabby Hawaiian hotel provides the backdrop for a series of interwoven stories about love, crime, friendship, and family, as seen through the eyes of a down-on-his-luck writer who takes a job as hotel manager.

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  • Picture Palace

    Theroux,Paul
    (9203213)

    Never a dull moment . . . Vivid and deft. 'New York Review of Books' Maude Pratt is a legend, a photographer famous for her cutting-edge techniques and uncanny ability to strip away the masks of the world s most recognizable celebrities and...

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  • Saint Jack

    Theroux,Paul
    (9203212)

    Jack Flowers knew he needed to shake things up when he jumped into the Straits of Malacca and hitched a ride to Singapore. Deftly identifying the fastest route to fame along the seedy port, Jack starts hiring girls out to lonely tourists, sailors,...

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    The Stranger at the Palazzo d'apos;Oro and...

    Paul Theroux
    (5092226)

    'quot;This is my only story. Now that I am sixty I can tell it.'quot; He, the narrator, was a twenty-one-year-old art student traveling the world. She was a countess -- apparently cold, haughty, and inaccessible -- traveling with Haroun, her...

  • Fresh Air Fiend

    Theroux,Paul
    (659985)

    The travel writer shares his essays on a host of his favorite destinations, including Hong Kong, Maine, Africa, and the Pacific islands.

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