Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Paul Theroux talked about two trips that he took. The first he wrote about in the Great Railway Bazaar, published by Mariner Publishing. In… read more

Paul Theroux talked about two trips that he took. The first he wrote about in the Great Railway Bazaar, published by Mariner Publishing. In this book, he talked about his trip across Asia by railway. In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, he retook his initial trip after 30 years had passed. In both books, he offered cultural, societal, and political criticism of the countries that he visited. He answered questions from the audience.

Paul Theroux is the author of Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: 28,000 Miles in Search of the Railway Bazaar, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. close

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Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

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Program ID:
281368-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 2008 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 16, 2008 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 28, 2008 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 05, 2008 | 5:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 2008 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 16, 2008 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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