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Thinking again : a diary —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020, author.

"Jan Morris, one of 'Britain's greatest living writers' (Times, UK), returns with this whimsical yet deeply affecting volume on life as a redoubtable nonagenarian. The irrepressible Jan Morris-author of such classics as ...

Allegorizings —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020, author.

"Jan Morris (1926-2020), the world-renowned writer, delivers her final volume, brimming with vibrant reminiscenses, meditations on daily life, and mini-essays on everything from maturity to whistling to Princess Diana. N...

In my mind's eye : a thought diary —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020 author.

A collection of daily diaries, penned over the course of a single year, about the twenty-first century and the author's place in it.

Ciao, Carpaccio! : an infatuation —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020 author.

"Ciao, Carpaccio! Veteran travel writer Jan Morris hails the Venetian Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio in this charming homage to his work. In the course of writing her classic book on Venice, Morris became utterly ...

Locations —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2012

Morris, an inveterate Welsh traveller, states that these eighteen essays are meant to convey her personal response to a place, not simply to describe for readers what it looks like and how the people who live there behav...

Hong Kong —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2005

In alternating chapters of history and analysis, Morris writes of Hong Kong as it nears the end of the colonial status and moves toward its reunification with China in 1997. She conveys the colony's restless energy and i...

Trieste and the meaning of nowhere —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2006

Jan Morris has crafted a meditation on a most unusual city. James (as she was then) first visited Trieste as a soldier at the end of World War II. Since then, the city has come to represent her own life, with all its hop...

Fisher's face, or, Getting to know the admiral —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2012

A biography of Lord Admiral John "Jacky" Fisher, the genius who transformed the Royal Navy into the world's premier sea power just in time for World War I. Portrays the enigmatic Fisher as religious, flamboyant, humourou...

Fisher's face, or, Getting to know the admiral —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2012

A biography of Lord Admiral John "Jacky" Fisher, the genius who transformed the Royal Navy into the world's premier sea power just in time for World War I. Portrays the enigmatic Fisher as religious, flamboyant, humourou...

Among the cities —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2010

During three decades of more or less constant travel Jan Morris has probably described more of the world, and especially the urban world, than almost any other writer. This is a retrospective selection of travel pieces, ...

Locations —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2012

Morris, an inveterate Welsh traveller, states that these eighteen essays are meant to convey her personal response to a place, not simply to describe for readers what it looks like and how the people who live there behav...

Hong Kong —Morris, Jan, 1926-2020
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2005

In alternating chapters of history and analysis, Morris writes of Hong Kong as it nears the end of the colonial status and moves toward its reunification with China in 1997. She conveys the colony's restless energy and i...

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