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Dead Hand A Crime in Calcutta

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ISBN-10: 0547260245

ISBN-13: 9780547260242

Edition: 2010

Authors: Paul Theroux

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/11/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Paul Edward Theroux was born on April 10, 1941 in Medford, Massachusetts and is an acclaimed travel writer. After attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst he joined the Peace Corps and taught in Malawi from 1963 to 1965. He also taught in Uganda at Makerere University and in Singapore at the University of Singapore. Although Theroux has also written travel books in general and about various modes of transport, his name is synonymous with the literature of train travel. Theroux's 1975 best-seller, The Great Railway Bazaar, takes the reader through Asia, while his second book about train travel, The Old Patagonian Express (1979), describes his trip from Boston to the tip of South…