Lost in Mongolia

In Lost in Mongolia a collection of Tad Friend's most original, witty, and wide-ranging articles and essays from The New Yorker, Esquire, and Outside we are taken on a cultural tour of global proportions.

Lost in Mongolia

Lost in Mongolia

Find yourself in the midst of a heated battle over a sitcom laugh track. Learn to get away with spectacular crimes. Get lost with the reindeer people in the mountains of Mongolia. In Lost in Mongolia a collection of Tad Friend's most original, witty, and wide-ranging articles and essays from The New Yorker, Esquire, and Outside we are taken on a cultural tour of global proportions. Friend reports from the entertainment mecca of Hollywood on topics that range from the life and death of River Phoenix to the widespread plagiarism of movie ideas, to why celebrity profiles are always dreadful. He critiques the larger American culture with articles such as White Trash Nation, In Praise of Middlebrow, and a brief rumination on what it means when your girlfriend steals and wears your favorite shirt. Readers will also journey to foreign lands and American outposts, as Friend goes on the trail of the Marcos dynasty in the Philippines, is harassed in Morocco, and digs up buried treasure in Sun Valley. Lost in Mongolia is a one-of-a-kind collection from a refreshingly candid and well-traveled journalist.

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Lost in Mongolia
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Tad Friend
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-02-27 - Publisher: AtRandom

Find yourself in the midst of a heated battle over a sitcom laugh track. Learn to get away with spectacular crimes. Get lost with the reindeer people in the mountains of Mongolia. In Lost in Mongolia a collection of Tad Friend's most original, witty, and wide-ranging articles and essays from
Lost in Mongolia
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Colin Angus, Ian Mulgrew
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-09 - Publisher: Broadway Books

From the Yenisey’s headwaters in the wild heart of central Asia to its mouth on the Arctic Ocean, Colin Angus and his fellow adventurers travel 5,500 kilometres of one of the world’s most dangerous rivers through remotest Mongolia and Siberia, and live to tell about it. Exploration is Colin Angus’
Russian Travellers in Mongolia and China
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Pavel I͡Akovlevich Pi͡aset͡skīĭ, Pavel I︠A︡kovlevich Pi︠a︡set︠s︡kīĭ
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Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: James Gilmour
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Pages: 21
Authors: William Woodville Rockhill
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