Wall to wall: from Beijing to Berlin by rail
Combining vivid portraits of people and places with a more personal journey--a search for roots, family, and self-discovery--Mary Morris offers an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe. A powerful travel memoir told through the sympathetic lens of a fine writer. Time calls Morris "a fascinating guide, with an eye for the brutal, the garish, the silly, and the bizarre".
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janglen - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed reading this. I liked the mix of the personal and objective, and found the book totally absorbing. It portrays Mary Morris's doubts about her own life, while capturing the lives of the ordinary people around her in the mid 1980s. It is very evocative of Russia especially. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mahallett - LibraryThing
i liked this better than her book about mexico. the trip was very interesting and her personal issues were too. Read full review