Wall to Wall" is not your standard travelogue where a relatively anonymous narrator embarks on a journey and amuses and entertains you with stories about the places, sites and people along the way. Mary Morris begins her journey weighed down by a myriad of worries of her ow. .
by. Morris, Mary, 1947-.
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Morris gives personal insight into what it was like to travel by train from Beijing to Berlin during the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. She also also gives political, historical, and cultural context to the places she visited. The book is a quick read and I would recommend it to anyone interested in travel memoirs or the Soviet Union in the mid-1980s.
Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail, 1991. Nothing to Declare: memoirs of a woman travelling alone, 1988.
This book hints at that, albeit by contrast with the state of ruin and lost opportunity that prevailed in 1986 three years before the Wall came down and six years before east-west travel was once again truly free.
Author: Mary McGarry Morris ISBN 10: 038541465X. May Rail Rail Transportation Magazines. Title: Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail Item Condition: used item in a good condition. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. May Model Rail Transportation Magazines. May Rail Magazines in English.
The year is 1986, and Mary Morris is at the American Embassy in Beijing .
The year is 1986, and Mary Morris is at the American Embassy in Beijing, desperate for information about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. She is days away from departing on a train to Nezhin, her beloved grandmother’s hometown, not far from Chernobyl. 2. Maiden Voyage by Tania Aebi with Bernadette Brennan.
Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail. Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone. This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.
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