Equator: a journey

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Morrow, Oct 1, 1988 - Travel - 463 pages
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In 1984, Thurston Clarke set out to see the equator first hand. His expedition spanned three continents, countless interviews, and some of the hardest traveling imaginable. Three years later, he had completed one of the last great adventures on earth.

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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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