Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of The World

Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of The World

by Pico Iyer

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Overview

The author of Video Night in Kathmandu ups the ante on himself in this sublimely evocative and acerbically funny tour through the world's loneliest and most eccentric places. From Iceland to Bhutan to Argentina, Iyer remains both uncannily observant and hilarious.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679746126
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/26/1994
Series: Vintage Departures
Edition description: 1st Vintage departures ed
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 206,589
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Pico Iyer has written nonfiction books on globalism, Japan, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, and forgotten places, and novels on Revolutionary Cuba and Islamic mysticism. He regularly writes about literature for The New York Review of Books; about travel for the Financial Times; and about global culture and the news for TimeThe New York Times, and magazines around the world.

Hometown:

Japan

Place of Birth:

Oxford, England, UK

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