Travels in a Thin Country: A Journey Through Chile
Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide--not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the world to the sepulchral wastes of Antarctica. Eloquent, astute, nimble with history and deftly amusing, Travels in a Thin Country established Sara Wheeler as one of the very best travel writers in the world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - allison.sivak - LibraryThing
Sara Wheeler has such a light touch in her writing. But she also has control. She points out times when she is upset by injustice, such as her story of the slums of Santiago with feeling. Then she ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - legan - LibraryThing
Awful - just plain awful. She whined and complained about everything... The only time she was happy or appreciative was when she was drinking. Chile's magnificence seeps through, but not enough to ... Read full review