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Thurston Clarke Circles the Globe

The fiction writer sought adventure, so he followed the Equator around the world. His new book describes the different cultures, colonial vestiges, and natural phenomena of his various stops -- many of which the locals described as the "middle of nowhere."

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Other segments from the episode on November 22, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 22, 1988: Interview with Thurston Clarke; Commentary on Lloyd Price; Interview with David Ray; Review of Taylor Branch's book "Parting the Waters."

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