Nowhere is a place: travels in Patagonia

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Sierra Club Books, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 109 pages
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Bestselling travel writers Chatwin and Theroux recount their impressions of the windswept wilderness of Patagonia, the desolate Southern region of South America. A dramatic counterpoint to the text, Jeff Gnass' photographs capture Patagonia's stark beauty--from the granite spires of Torres del Paine in Chile to the sculptured icebergs at the terminus of Glacier Moreno. 100 color photographs.

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Published in Britain in 1985 and a year later in the United States as Patagonia Revisited, this combines the travel writing skills of Chatwin and Theroux with the 1991 photography of Gnass. The two ... Read full review


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About the author (1985)

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.

PAUL THEROUX's acclaimed novels include "Blinding Light, Hotel Honolulu, My Other Life, Kowloon Tong, "and "The Mosquito Coast. "His renowned travel books include "Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Dark Star Safari, "and "The Great Railway Bazaar.

Jeff Gnass's photography provided most of the scenic views for this book. Like all visitors, he was enthralled to find the natural beauty of Catalina in virtually its original state.

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