Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast A Journey Across 1950S America

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Synopsis

Fresh from her successful scoop reporting the first ascent of Everest in 1953, Jan Morris spent a year journeying across the United States, by car, train, ship and aeroplane. In herwords a "period piece", Coast to Coast describes an American identity markedly different from today. In her brilliant prose, Morris records with exuberence and curiosity a time of innocence in the US - when television was in its infancy, the Big Mac had not been invented and the popular song of the day was "Chattanooga Choo-Choo".

Book information

ISBN: 9780571241774
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Pub date:
Edition: New Edition
DEWEY: 917.304921
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 243
Weight: 212g
Height: 197mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 17mm