In Patagonia Author:Bruce Chatwin ISBN 0-330-25644-0 (this is the ISBN listed, but when input into Paperback Swaps, the hardcover version comes up. THIS IS NOT THE HARDCOVER. It is a trade paperback version, 1979.) — "Patagonia -- the name calls to mind giants and outlaws, Magellan's dog-headed monsters, natives whose head steam when they eat pudding. Called 'the uttermost part o... more »f the earth', Patagonia is that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America.
In Patagonia is a Quest or Wonder Voyage. It is about wandering and exile. The narrator travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and, as he goes along, describes his encounters with other people whose stories delay him on his road."« less