Ghost train to the Eastern star : on the tracks of the great railway bazaar
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
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Book
Physical Desc
496 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Status
Main Library - Adult  1 available
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Language
English
ISBN
9780618418879, 0618418873

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Map on lining papers.
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In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Theroux recreates an epic journey he took thirty years ago, a giant loop by train (mostly) through Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, China, Japan, and Siberia. In short, he traverses all of Asia top to bottom, and end to end. In the three decades since he first travelled this route, Asia has undergone phenomenal change. The Soviet Union has collapsed, China has risen, India booms, Burma slowly smothers, and Vietnam prospers despite the havoc unleashed upon it the last time Theroux passed through. He witnesses all this and more in a 25,000 mile journey, travelling as the locals do, by train, car, bus, and foot, providing his penetrating observations on the changes these countries have undergone.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Theroux, P. (2008). Ghost train to the Eastern star: on the tracks of the great railway bazaar . Houghton Mifflin .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Theroux, Paul. 2008. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Theroux, Paul. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Theroux, Paul. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar Houghton Mifflin , 2008.

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