Stranger on a Train Daydreaming and Smoking Around America With Interruptions (Paperback)
|Author: Jenny Diski|
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|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 in the highly acclaimed Skating to Antarctica, Diski has created a seamless and seemingly effortless amalgam of reflections and revelation in a unique combination of travelogue and memoir.|
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The author of Skating to Antarctica describes her journey into the heart of American during two cross-country trips aboard Amtrack, combining elements of travelogue and memoir as she looks at herself and her own life through the mirror of America and Americans.The author describes her journey into the heart of the United States during two cross-country trips aboard Amtrak, as she looks at herself and her own life throught the mirror of America and Americans.