Destinations: Essays from Rolling Stone by Jan MorrisDestinations: Essays from Rolling Stone by Jan Morris

Destinations: Essays from Rolling Stone

byJan Morris

Paperback | June 1, 1982

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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.
Jan Morris, hailed by Rebecca West as 'perhaps the best descriptive writer of our times', and by Alastair Cooke as the 'Flaubert of the jet age', is the author of numerous best-selling works on places, travel, and history.
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Title:Destinations: Essays from Rolling StoneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.51 inPublished:June 1, 1982Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195030699

ISBN - 13:9780195030693

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"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 enjoyin Destinations."--Robert Emmett Ginna, Jr., Harvard University