Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

Author(s): Paul Theroux

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For the past fifty years, Paul Theroux has travelled to the far corners of the earth - to China, India, Africa, the Pacific Islands, South America, Russia, and elsewhere - and brought them to life in his cool, exacting prose. 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.


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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

Paul Theroux's books include Dark Star Safari, Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Elephanta Suite, A Dead Hand, The Tao of Travel and The Lower River. The Mosquito Coast and Dr Slaughter have both been made into successful films. Paul Theroux divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian islands. His most recent work is Deep South.

General Fields

  • : 9780241146736
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Hamish Hamilton Ltd
  • : June 2015
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2015
  • : July 2016
  • : books

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  • : Paul Theroux
  • : Paperback
  • : 915
  • : 917.50444
  • : 464