Stranger on a Train
Daydreaming and Smoking Around America with Interruptions
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
The book about America de Tocqueville might have written had he spent some time in the nation's smoking sections
Using two cross-country trips on Amtrak as her narrative vehicles, British writer Jenny Diski connects the humming rails taking her into the heart of America with the track-like scars leading back to her own past. As she did in the highly acclaimed Skating to Antarctica, Diski has created a seamless and seemingly effortless amalgam of reflection and...