Coast To Coast by James Morris. 1st Edition published 1956 by Faber & Faber. Book is in very good tight condition with clean boards and fine interior. No Dust Jacket.
Fresh from her success reporting on the first Everest ascent in 1953, Jan Morris spent a year journeying by car, train, ship, and aircraft across the United States. “I did not know it then, and nor did America, but chance had brought me across the Atlantic at the very apex of American happiness,” writes Morris in a later introduction. The author was then James Morris, and America’s identity was different then, too. In brilliant prose, Morris records with exuberance and wonder a time of innocence in America. “The prose sparkles, and everything Morris tells glitters.