What Am I Doing Here

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Picador, 1990 - Adventure and adventurers - 367 pages
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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

What a book. What a writer. Such an eye for detail, such a brilliant man but he's not in your face about it, except when he can perfectly date an ancient artifact from Iran. Amazing journalist. Read full review

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User Review  - Liana - Goodreads

This was supposed to be an autobiography focused on the author's travels. Instead, it was a combination history book, biographies about other people, with a couple of his own stories thrown in. Most ... Read full review

Contents

A Coup A Story
15
The Lyman Family A Story
36
Until My Blood Is Pure A Story
42
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Bruce Chatwin's first book In Patagonia (1977) was a landmark in travel writing. Traveler, aesthete and a connoisseur of the exotic, Chatwin was a major British literary voice who also wrote On the Black Hill, The Viceroy of Ouidah, The Songlines and Utz before his death in 1989.

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