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Questions about the works of American travel author Paul Theroux (born 1941) and his life as a writer. Questions regarding his book-length works should be tagged with the book's title.

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What is the source of Paul Theroux's quote: "Travel is glamorous only in retrospect."

There is a quote about travel attributed to the writer Paul Theroux: Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. This quote is used by a lot of writers on the Internet, but there is no citation ...
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What is the source of Paul Theroux's quote: "Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going."

There is a quote about travel attributed to the writer Paul Theroux: "Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going." It shows up on web sites like ...
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