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Journeys

Author: Jan Morris
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of travel essays on strikingly diverse locals, some far away and exotic, some more familiar.
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Genre/Form: Fiktionale Darstellung
Named Person: Jan Morris; Jan Morris; Jan Morris
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Morris
ISBN: 019503452X 9780195034523
OCLC Number: 10207649
Description: viii, 173 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Over the bridge: an Australian journey --
Fun city: Las Vegas, U.S.A. --
A visit to Barchester: Wells, England --
Thumbs up: an Indian journey --
Boomtown!: Houston, U.S.A. --
Not so far: a European journey --
Oil on granite: Aberdeen, Scotland --
What they had to offer: Miami, U.S.A. --
Trans-Texan: an American journey --
The best of everything: Stockholm, Sweden --
In Ruritania: Cetinje, Yugoslavia --
Capital of the holy faith: Santa Fe, U.S.A. --
Very strange feeling: a Chinese journey.
Responsibility: Jan Morris.

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