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The Global Soul

Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home
Iyer, Pico (Book - 2000)
Average Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5.
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A unique exploration of "globalism" takes the reader on an international trek to discover the settings where cultures collide, from Hong Kong, where hotels are islands of selfsufficiency, to the Olympic Village in Atlanta, an unwitting monument of "universalism."

Authors: Iyer, Pico
Statement of Responsibility: Pico Iyer
Title: The global soul
jet lag, shopping malls, and the search for home
Publisher: New York : Knopf, c2000
Characteristics: 298 p. ; 22 cm.
Local Note: Published also by Vintage
Subject Headings: Iyer, Pico Travel Voyages and travels Popular culture Internationalism Technological innovations Social aspects
Topical Term: Voyages and travels
Popular culture
Internationalism
Technological innovations
LCCN: 99035758
ISBN: 0679454330
0679776117
Branch Call Number: 910.4 I
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Sep 20, 2012
  • JeremiahSutherland rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Another author who can't seem to state his thesis and supporting ideas without larding his prose with many, many irrelevancies. This author gets high praise from many sources, but to me, his points are buried in verbal haystacks.

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