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In Patagonia

Chatwin, Bruce (Book - 2003)
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In Patagonia
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The masterpiece of travel writing that revolutionized the genre and made its author famous overnight An exhilarating look at a place that still retains the exotic mystery of a far-off, unseen land, Bruce Chatwin's exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, remarkable bits of history, and unforgettable anecdotes. Fueled by an unmistakable lust for life and adventure and a singular gift for storytelling, Chatwin treks through "the uttermost part of the earth"-that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcome-in search of almost-forgotten legends, the descendants of Welsh immigrants, and the log cabin built by Butch Cassidy. An instant classic upon publication in 1977, In Patagonia is a masterpiece that has cast a long shadow upon the literary world.
Authors: Chatwin, Bruce, 1940-1989
Title: In Patagonia
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, c2003
Characteristics: xxiv, 204 p. :,ill., map ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Bruce Chatwin ; introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
Notes: Originally published: New York : Summit Books, c1977
ISBN: 0142437190
9780142437193
Branch Call Number: 918.27 C493i 2003
Subject Headings: Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) Description and travel Chatwin, Bruce, 1940-1989 Travel Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
LCCN: 2002045038
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