Equator: A Journey

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HarperCollins Publishers, Feb 1, 1990 - Equator - 464 pages
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Provides a firsthand account of the author's three-year trek along the equator and his encounters with diverse and colorful people and cultures and ways of life both exotic and familiar

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

Slightly dated now but still a very useful and interesting read on equatorial nations, their people, their problems and their eccentricities. After a slow start in South America, Clarke gets into his ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrtall - LibraryThing

Equator, by Thurston Clarke, is all about going around the world the hard way. That is, instead of doing a Michael Palin and tracing Phineas Fogg's northern hemisphere traverse of the globe, Clarke ... Read full review


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THURSTON CLARKE has written several books of fiction and nonfiction, including "Pearl Harbor Ghosts" and" California Fault", a "New York Times" notable book. His articles have been published in "Vanity Fair", "Glamour", "The New York Times", and "The Washington Post". He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Willsboro, New York, with his wife and three daughters.

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