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Patagonian road : a year alone through Latin America, Kate McCahill

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Patagonian road : a year alone through Latin America
Title
Patagonian road
Title remainder
a year alone through Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Kate McCahill
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Spanning four seasons, ten countries, three teaching jobs, and countless buses, Patagonian Road : A Year Alone Through Latin America chronicles Kate McCahill's solo journey from Guatemala to Argentina. In her struggles with language, romance, culture, service, and homesickness, she personifies a growing culture of women for whom travel is not a path to love but a route to meaningful work, rare inspiration, and profound self-discovery. Following the route Paul Theroux outlined in his 1979 travelogue, The Old Patagonian Express, McCahill transports the reader from a classroom in a rugged Quito barrio to a dingy rented room in an El Salvadorian brothel, and from the storied neighborhoods of Buenos Aires to the heights the Peruvian Andes. A testament to courage, solitude, and the rewards of taking risks, Patagonian Road proves that discovery, clarity, and simplicity remain possible in the 21st century, and that travel holds an enduring capacity to transform"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
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McCahill, Kate
Dewey number
918.04
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1409.5
LC item number
.M36 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latin America
  • McCahill, Kate
  • Women
  • Americans
  • Travel
  • Solitude
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • TRAVEL / Central America
Label
Patagonian road : a year alone through Latin America, Kate McCahill
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rdacarrier
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Contents
PROLOGUE -- PART 1: WINTER -- Guatemala City, Guatemala -- Xela, Guatemala -- Antigua, Guatemala -- Monterrico, Guatemala -- Uspantán, Guatemala -- Santa Ana, El Salvador -- San Salvador, El Salvador -- The Road -- Granada, Nicaragua -- Little Corn Island, Nicaragua -- PART 2: SPRING -- Quito, Ecuador -- Santa Fe, New Mexico -- The Road -- Otavalo, Ecuador -- Baños, Ecuador -- Cuenca, Ecuador -- Vilcabamba, Ecuador -- Lima, Peru -- Huancayo, Peru -- Ayacucho, Peru -- The Road -- Cusco, Peru -- PART 3: SUMMER -- Machu Picchu -- Puno, Peru -- Copacabana, Bolivia -- La Paz, Bolivia -- Sucre, Bolivia -- Potosi, Bolivia -- Tupiza, Bolivia -- The Road -- PART 4: FALL -- Buenos Aires, Argentina -- The Road -- Buenos Aires, Argentina
Control code
2016028264
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781939650542
Lccn
2016028264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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Label
Patagonian road : a year alone through Latin America, Kate McCahill
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PROLOGUE -- PART 1: WINTER -- Guatemala City, Guatemala -- Xela, Guatemala -- Antigua, Guatemala -- Monterrico, Guatemala -- Uspantán, Guatemala -- Santa Ana, El Salvador -- San Salvador, El Salvador -- The Road -- Granada, Nicaragua -- Little Corn Island, Nicaragua -- PART 2: SPRING -- Quito, Ecuador -- Santa Fe, New Mexico -- The Road -- Otavalo, Ecuador -- Baños, Ecuador -- Cuenca, Ecuador -- Vilcabamba, Ecuador -- Lima, Peru -- Huancayo, Peru -- Ayacucho, Peru -- The Road -- Cusco, Peru -- PART 3: SUMMER -- Machu Picchu -- Puno, Peru -- Copacabana, Bolivia -- La Paz, Bolivia -- Sucre, Bolivia -- Potosi, Bolivia -- Tupiza, Bolivia -- The Road -- PART 4: FALL -- Buenos Aires, Argentina -- The Road -- Buenos Aires, Argentina
Control code
2016028264
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781939650542
Lccn
2016028264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map

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