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Hold the Enlightenment: More Travel, Less Bliss

Cahill, Tim

Editorial: Villard
ISBN 10: 0375507663 / ISBN 13: 9780375507663
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Título: Hold the Enlightenment: More Travel, Less ...

Editorial: Villard

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Fine

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Sinopsis: In Hold the Enlightenment, America?s favorite and funniest adventure writer returns with his most entertaining collection of essays yet, as he travels the globe and faces down challenges that are animal, topographical?and human.

Hold the Enlightenment takes Tim Cahill to sites as far-flung as Saharan salt mines, the Congolese jungle, and Hanford, Washington, home of the largest toxic-waste dump in the Western hemisphere. With his trademark wit and insight, Cahill describes stalking the legendary Caspian tiger in the mountains bordering Iraq, slogging through a pitch-black Australian eucalyptus forest to find the nocturnal platypus, diving with great white sharks in South Africa, staving off enlightenment at a yoga retreat in Jamaica, and much, much more. In these essays, vivid and masterly storytelling combine with outrageously sly humor and jolts of real emotion to show one of the most popular journalists of our time at the absolute peak of his game.

Contraportada: Praise for Tim Cahill

?Tim Cahill is the working-class Paul Theroux. . . . He delights in finding stories too peculiar to be labeled merely off-beat.? ? The New York Times

?Tim Cahill is one of those rare types whose fun quotient seems to increase in direct proportion to the diceyness of the situation.? ? San Francisco Examiner

?Tim Cahill has the what-the-hell adventuresomeness of T. E. Lawrence and the humor of P. J. O?Rourke.? ? Condé Nast Traveler

?Tim Cahill writes a wonderfully funny and observant book.? ? USA Today

?Tim Cahill lives the life of adventure we all wanted when we were kids.? ? The Village Voice

?Cahill?s writing gets better all the time, his storytelling style evolving into an art form, his cracking-wiseass humor bevelled by every manner of nuance.? ? Kirkus Reviews

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