Deep South Four Seasons on Back Roads

by Paul Theroux

Biography / Autobiography Travel

Deep South Four Seasons on Back Roads Synopsis

In Deep South he turns his gaze to a region much closer to his home. Travelling through North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas he writes of the stunning landscapes he discovers - the deserts, the mountains, the Mississippi - and above all, the lives of the people he meets.

Deep South Four Seasons on Back Roads Press Reviews

'His ability to sum up a people or a city in a few lines is undiminished' Daily Telegraph

'Theroux's work remains the standard by which other travel writing must be judged' Observer

'The world's most perceptive travel writer' Daily Mail

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ISBN: 9780241146729
Publication date: 03/09/2015
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780241146729
Publication date: 3rd September 2015
Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Travel,
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About Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1941 and published his first novel, Waldo, in 1967. His subsequent novels include The Family Arsenal, Picture Palace, The Mosquito Coast, O-Zone, Millroy the Magician, My Secret History, My Other Life, and, most recently, A Dead Hand. His highly acclaimed travel books include Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, Fresh Air Fiend, and Ghost Train to the Eastern Star. He divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian Islands.   Author photo © William Furniss

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