Table of contents for Fresh air fiend : travel writings, 1985-2000 / Paul Theroux.

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Introduction: Being a Stranger	1
one / time travel
Memory and Creation: The View from Fifty	17
The Object of Desire	35
At the Sharp End: Being in the Peace Corps	40
Five Travel Epiphanies	46
Travel Writing: The Point of It	49
two / fresh air fiend
Fresh Air Fiend	57
The Awkward Question	62
The Moving Target	65
Dead Reckoning to Nantucket	70
Paddling to Plymouth	79
Fever Chart: Parasites I Have Known	85
three / a sense of place
Diaries of Two Cities: Amsterdam and London	93
Farewell to Britain: Look Thy Last on All Things 
 Lovely	102
Gravy Train: A Private Railway Car	106
The Maine Woods: Camping in the Snow	113
Trespassing in Florida	120
Down the Zambezi	126
The True Size of Cape Cod	148
German Humor	151
four / china
Down the Yangtze	157
Chinese Miracles	189
Ghost Stories: A Letter from Hong Kong on the 
 Eve of the Hand-over	236
five / the pacific
Hawaii	271
  The Other Oahu	271
  On Molokai	277
Connected in Palau	283
Tasting the Pacific	293
Palawan: Up and Down the Creek	298
Christmas Island: Bombs and Birds	312
six / books of travel
My Own	323
  The Edge of the Great Rift: Three African 
   Novels	323
  The Black House	328
  The Great Railway Bazaar	330
  The Old Patagonian Express	336
  The Making of The Mosquito Coast	341
  Kowloon Tong	347
Other People's	349
  Robinson Crusoe	349
  Thoreau's Cape Cod	355
  The Secret Agent: A Dangerous Londoner	363
  The Worst Journey in the World	372
  Racers to the Pole	378
  PrairyErth	384
  Looking for a Ship	388
seven / escapees and exiles
Chatwin Revisited	395
Greeneland	408
V. S. Pritchett: The Foreigner as Traveler	419
William Simpson: Artist and Traveler	423
Rajat Neogy: An Indian in Uganda	432
The Exile Moritz Thomsen	435
eight / fugues
Unspeakable Rituals and Outlandish Beliefs	443
Gilstrap, the Homesick Explorer	454
The Return of Bingo Humpage	459
Bibliography	463

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