North to the Orient

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1963 - Travel - 255 pages
In 1931, the author and her husband Charles, set off on a flight to the Orient by the Great Circle Route. This is her account of the trip, her own experiences as a novice radio operator and co-pilot, and encounters along the way with such people as the Eskimos on King Island and Russian trappers on the Kamchatka.
 

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North to the Orient is a 1935 book by the American writer Anne Morrow Lindbergh. It is the account of the 1931 flight by her and her husband, Charles Lindbergh, from the United States to Japan and ... Read full review

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NORTH TO THE ORIENT, by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. I found this book at the local second-hand shop, the only 'bookstore' in town. It's the original 1935 hardback edition, albeit the 9th printing, and in ... Read full review

Contents

North to the Orient
3
Preparation
8
TakeOff
16
North Haven
22
Radio and Routes
26
Baker Lake
32
Aklavik
42
Point Barrow
50
A Fishermans Hut
97
The Paper and String of Life
102
Stowaway
109
A River
112
The Wall of Nanking
115
The Floods
117
The Most Beautiful Pagoda
124
Into the Yangtze
127

Dark
60
The King Islanders
66
Kamchatka
73
Fogand the Chishima
82
The Singing Sailors
91
Sayonara
132
Flying Again
135
Appendix
139
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