In Patagonia

In Patagonia - Penguin Classics

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Synopsis

The masterpiece of travel writing that revolutionized the genre and made its author famous overnightAn exhilarating look at a place that still retains the exotic mystery of a far-off, unseen land, Bruce Chatwins exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, remarkable bits of history, and unforgettable anecdotes. Fueled by an unmistakable lust for life and adventure and a singular gift for storytelling, Chatwin treks through the uttermost part of the earththat stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcomein search of almost-forgotten legends, the descendants of Welsh immigrants, and the log cabin built by Butch Cassidy. An instant classic upon publication in 1977, In Patagonia is a masterpiece that has cast a long shadow upon the literary world.

Book information

ISBN: 9781101503140
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 918.270464
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 204
Weight: -1g