The Great Railway Bazaar
The Old Patagonian Express
The Kingdom By The Sea
Sailing Through China
Sunrise With Seamonsters
The Imperial Way
Riding The Iron Rooster
To The Ends Of The Earth
The Happy Isles Of Oceania
The Pillars Of Hercules
Sir Vidia's Shadow
Fresh Air Fiend
Best American Travel Writing
Dark Star Safari
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
The Tao of Travel
The Last Train to Zona Verde
Best American Travel Writing 2014
Deep South
Figures in a Landscape


Fong And The Indians
Murder In Mount Holly
Girls At Play
Jungle Lovers
Sinning With Annie
Saint Jack
The Black House
The Family Arsenal
The Consul's File
Picture Palace
A Christmas Card
London Snow
World's End
The Mosquito Coast
The London Embassy
Half Moon Street
The White Mans Burden
My Secret History
Chicago Loop
Millroy The Magician
My Other Life
Kowloon Tong
The Collected Short Novels
Hotel Honolulu
Nurse Wolf And Dr. Sacks
Stranger At The Palazzo D'Oro
Two Stars
Blinding Light
The Elephanta Suite
A Dead Hand
The Lower River
Mr. Bones
Mother Land



Nurse Wolf And Dr. Sacks

Book Description
Nurse Wolf is Manhattan's Queen of Pain -- she gives pleasure by inflicting it, gains pleasure from causing it. The neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks is her opposite, a diffuser of pain, a comforter.

Yet, for all their apparent differences, the dominatrix and the doctor operate in a similar territory: both are intensely involved with their subjects, who have become friends and allies; both have an almost shamanistic way of dealing with unusual personalities; both regard such people as 'differently abled' -- insightful and misunderstood.

In Nurse Wolf and Dr. Sacks, Paul Theroux offers two remarkable portraits. His book reveals the 'other side' of New York.

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2007 All rights reserved.