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The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers

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This is an account, introduced by Paul Theroux, of the author's journey as a 63-year-old gringo through Brazil. During the course of this journey he reflects on his escape in middle age from his wealthy pacific Northwest family to South America, where he became a Peace Crops worker in Ecuador. He then tells of how he brought a farm which he worked in partnership with a local friend. 12 years later his friend kicked him off the farm and Thomsen, stunned by the rejection embarked on a trip across Brazil. In candid prose, he ...

The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers 1992, The Sumach Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780712647106

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The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers 1991, The Sumach Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780712647090

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The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers 1990, Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9781555971243

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