The Asiatics: a novel

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Farrar, Straus, and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
2005.
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English
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André Gide praised The Asiatics as "an authentic masterpiece"; Thomas Mann called it "brilliant." First published in 1935 and virtually unavailable for years, this extraordinary novel tells the story of a young American--the unnamed narrator--who hitchhikes his way across Asia, from Beirut to China, living off the land and depending on the hospitality of the people he meets along the road. As Pico Iyer writes in the introduction, "[Prokosch] catches the peculiar logic that makes travel a land of alternative reality, a foreign state in itself that is an intoxication."
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9780374529246
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subject_facetAmericans -- Asia -- Fiction
Asia -- Fiction
Bildungsromans
Hitchhiking -- Fiction
Travelers -- Fiction
Young men -- Fiction
title_displayThe Asiatics : a novel
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Hitchhiking
Travelers
Young men