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Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam Pub Group: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000452


Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey through China. He hops aboard as part of a tour group in London and sets out for China's border. He then spends a year traversing the country, where he pieces together a fascinating snapshot of a unique moment in history. From the barren deserts of Xinjiang to the ice forests of Manchuria, from th... View more info