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True love is eternal...


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Two men love her. Will her faith show the way to a bright future?


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Enemies...Lovers...An irresistible combination


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A Cherry Tucker Mystery


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Fantasies come true on this sultry Georgia island.


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Fourth in the Inside Out series




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Fresh Air - NPR - March 26, 2008

Also by Pico Iyer:

The Man Within My Head, January 2012
Hardcover
The Open Road, April 2008
Hardcover
Sun After Dark, April 2005
Trade Size
Complete Short Stories, February 2005
Paperback

Sun After Dark
Pico Iyer

Flights Into the Foreign

Vintage
April 2005
On Sale: April 12, 2005
240 pages
ISBN: 1400031036
EAN: 9781400031030
Trade Size
$13.95
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One of the best travel writers now at work in the English language brings back the sights and sounds from a dozen different frontiers. A cryptic encounter in the perfumed darkness of Bali; a tour of a Bolivian prison, conducted by an enterprising inmate; a nightmarish taxi ride across southern Yemen, where the men with guns may be customs inspectors or revolutionaries–these are just three of the stops on Pico Iyer’s latest itinerary.

But the true subject of Sun After Dark is the dislocations of the mind in transit. And so Iyer takes us along to meditate with Leonard Cohen and talk geopolitics with the Dalai Lama. He navigates the Magritte-like landscape of jet lag, “a place that no human had ever been until forty or so years ago.” And on every page of this poetic and provocative book, he compels us to redraw our map of the world.

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