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Wanderings in Patagonia

or, Life among the ostrich-hunters

by Julius Beerbohm

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Published by Henry Holt and co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Julius Beerbohm.
    SeriesLeisure hour series, no. 104
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14047928M

      An instant classic upon publication in , In Patagonia is a masterpiece that has cast a long shadow upon the literary world. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1, titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works /5(19).   I read Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia and Julius Beerbohm’s Wanderings in Patagonia after witnessing the amazing land first hand. Looking at the well-developed roads, contemporary towns and herds of tourists it is hard to imagine that just one and half-century ago this place was untouched. It is not certain when Patagonia was discovered.

    “In Patagonia” – Bruce Chatwin; The seminal text that brought Patagonia and her secrets to readers across the globe, Chatwin’s “In Patagonia” is essential reading. Telling the story of the author’s trip to Patagonia in the late 70s in search of Welsh settlers and Butch Cassidy’s long-forgotten log cabin, it paints a captivating picture of the people he meets along the way, all.   'The book that redefined travel writing' Guardian Bruce Chatwin sets off on a journey through South America in this wistful classic travel book With its unique, roving structure and beautiful descriptions, In Patagonia offers an original take on the age-old adventure tale/5(K).

    Welcome to Inland Patagonia Save for the travel hubs of El Calafate and El Chaltén, RN 40 and its offshoots take you deep into the Patagonian backwater. The ultimate road trip, RN 40 parallels the backbone of the Andes, where ñandús doodle through sagebrush, trucks kick up whirling dust and gas stations rise on the horizon like oases. Wanderings in Patagonia; Or, Life Among the Ostrich-Hunters;, Libro Inglese di Julius Beerbohm. Spedizione con corriere a solo 1 euro. Acquistalo su ! Pubblicato da Nabu Press,


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