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Delhi : adventures in a megacity / Sam Miller.

Miller, Sam 1962- (Author).
Book Book (2010.)
Description: ix, 291 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) DS 486 D3 M54 2010 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 954.56 MILLER 2010 (Text to Phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 954.56 Miller (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0312612370
  • ISBN: 9780312612375
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
General Note: Includes index.
"First published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape"--T.p. verso.
Contents: Prologue -- Chapter 1. In which the Author is dazzled by the Metro, finds a cure for haemorrhoids and turns the tables on an unscrupulous shoeshine man -- An Early Intermission -- Chapter 2. In which the Author explores the mysteries of the sodomitic gerund, monastic nudity and geocaching -- A Second Intermission -- Chapter 3. In which the Author is spat at, flirted with and eventually beheaded -- A Third Intermission -- Chapter 4. In which the Author encounters a digital Mahatma, unravels the mystery of Stella of Mudge and engages in solvent abuse -- A Fourth Intermission -- Chapter 5. In which the Author discovers a celluloid wardrobe, is described as a wanker and meets some bestial shoe-cleaners -- A Fifth Intermission -- Chapter 6. In which the Author expectorates a carrot, meets an asthmatic goat and identifies a nappy thief -- A Sixth Intermission -- Chapter 7. In which the Author rediscovers Tintin, prepares for the Olympics and locates the Hand of God -- A Seventh Intermission -- Chapter 8. In which the Author is accused of queue-jumping, delivers a discourse on Mozart and considers the best way of disposing of a dead body -- An Eighth Intermission -- Chapter 9. In which the Author visits Ludlow Castle, learns the meaning of choledocholithotomy and almost buys a packet of condoms -- A Ninth Intermission -- Chapter 10. In which the Author tries to break into jail, falls into a manhole and encounters several tiny terrorists -- A Tenth Intermission -- Chapter 11. In which the Author is phlebotomized, meets a human yo-yo and avoids the cannibals of Noida -- An Eleventh Intermission -- Chapter 12. In which the Author climbs a malodorous mountain, reflects on poverty and hope and falls at the feet of King George V -- A Twelfth Intermission -- Chapter 13. In which the Author is chased by killer pigs, meets the 'Magnet Man' of West Delhi and has a doleful wander through the Millennium City -- Acknowledgements -- Index -- Copyright Acknowledgements
Citation: Miller, Sam. "Delhi : adventures in a megacity." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
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