Coast to Coast : A Journey Across 1950s America, Paperback

Coast to Coast : A Journey Across 1950s America Paperback


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 her words 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".


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, map
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Travel writing
  • ISBN: 9780571241774



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