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Destinations By Jan Morris

Destinations by Jan Morris

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Summary

Combining impressionism, history, and political interpretation, Morris's essays convey the essence of places as diverse as post-Watergate Washington, Manhattan, Delhi under Mrs. Gandhi, and Los Angeles.

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Destinations: Essays from `Rolling Stone' by Jan Morris

Contains ten essays that brilliantly recapture the essence of places as diverse as Washington just after Watergate, Delhi under Mrs. Gandhi, Panama, Los Angeles, Southern Africa, London, Cairo at the time of the Israeli-Egyptian talks, Istanbul, Trieste, and Manhattan.

Destinations Reviews

"Jan Morris's accounts of her journeys are distinguished by a veteran journalist's eye for the precisely revealing detail, the prose of a master stylist, and the insights of a wise and worldly traveller. Students of writing and of the literature of travel will find much to learn and to enjoy in Destinations."--Robert Emmett Ginna, Jr., Harvard University "Jan Morris's accounts of her journeys are distinguished by a veteran journalist's eye for the precisely revealing detail, the prose of a master stylist, and the insights of a wise and worldly traveller. Students of writing and of the literature of travel will find much to learn and to enjoy in Destinations."--Robert Emmett Ginna, Jr., Harvard University

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GOR004130605
9780195030693
0195030699
Destinations: Essays from `Rolling Stone' by Jan Morris
Used - Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press Inc
1983-11-03
255
N/A
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