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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Uproarious, unclassifiable. . . exquisitely manic. . . . Dyer is] assuredly among the funniest writers alive. -San Francisco Chronicle

A delightfully original book. . . . Dyer's writing brims with offbeat insights that had me chuckling for hours later, or reading aloud to dinner companions. -Tony Horowitz, The New York Times Book Review

A freewheeling, bawdy, elegant tour of a brilliant mind.” —Steve Martin

An irresistibly funny storyteller, Dyer] is adept at fiction, essay, and reportage, but happiest when twisting all three into something entirely his own. -The New Yorker

Utterly unclassifiable. If Hunter S. Thompson, Roland Barthes, Paul Theroux and Sylvia Plath all went on holiday together in the same body, perhaps they could come up with something like it. This is the funniest book I have read for a very long time. -William Shawcross, Independent on Sunday

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Synopsis:

The author of The Color of Memory journeys around the world--from New Orleans to Cambodia, Amsterdam, Thailand, Paris, Rome, and Nevada--reflecting on the disparity among anticipation, expectation, and reality and examining the ways in which experience is shaped by place and how it in turn affects how we feel about ourselves. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Synopsis:

Geoff Dyer is the author of three novels: The Color of Memory, The Search, and Paris Trance;

a critical study of John Berger, Ways of Telling; and three genre-defying titles: But Beautiful (winner

of the 1972 Somerset Maugham Prize), The Missing of the Somme, and Out of Sheer Rage (a National Book Critics Circle finalist). He lives in London, where he spends much of his time wishing he lived in San Francisco.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307430342
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Travel : Essays & Travelogues
Author:
DYER, GEOFF
Subject:
Philosophy : History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20040106
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
272

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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
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Product details 272 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307430342 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author of The Color of Memory journeys around the world--from New Orleans to Cambodia, Amsterdam, Thailand, Paris, Rome, and Nevada--reflecting on the disparity among anticipation, expectation, and reality and examining the ways in which experience is shaped by place and how it in turn affects how we feel about ourselves. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , Geoff Dyer is the author of three novels: The Color of Memory, The Search, and Paris Trance;

a critical study of John Berger, Ways of Telling; and three genre-defying titles: But Beautiful (winner

of the 1972 Somerset Maugham Prize), The Missing of the Somme, and Out of Sheer Rage (a National Book Critics Circle finalist). He lives in London, where he spends much of his time wishing he lived in San Francisco.

From the Hardcover edition.

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