Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Houghton Harcourt. May 2018. 400p. ISBN 9780544870307. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780544866669. LITERATURE
Care to visit Ecuador and Zimbabwe? Ride in a helicopter with Elizabeth Taylor and go surfing with Oliver Sacks? Bone up on works by Henry David Thoreau and Hunter Thompson? You can do it all with this essay collection from the shape-shifting author probably still best known for The Great Railway Bazaar.

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