Far and Away

Far and Away

Reporting From the Brink of Change : Seven Continents, Twenty-five Years

Book - 2016
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Essays chronicle the author's activist stint on the Moscow barricades in 1991, his 2002 account of cultural rebirth in post-Taliban Afghanistan, and other stories of profound change.
Publisher: New York :, Scribner,, 2016
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476795041
1476795045
Characteristics: xii, 578 pages :,illustration ;,24 cm
Alternative Title: Far & away

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AL_HOLLYR Aug 30, 2017

An ambitious collection of travel essays. Not my favorite work by Solomon, but it still displays his incredible writing ability.

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JanetOakes
Aug 24, 2017

I loved this book! It is beautifully written, perceptive, interesting, thoughtful, and thought-provoking. I learned so much! Reading about his many adventures and insights have made me more curious about the world and interested in reading more by Andrew Solomon.

Homa7 Aug 24, 2016

Solomon writes in a very intimate manner and sensitive insight about individual people, their economic, art, culture, social and political situations. It also demonstrates the transformative power of traveling to the readers.

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provisoirl
Jun 30, 2016

A must read for those who wish to raise their cultural awareness. He makes some enlightening observations!

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