Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere

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Jan Morris (then James) first visited Trieste as a soldier at the end of the Second World War. Since then, the city has come to represent her own life, with all its hopes, disillusionments, loves and memories. Here, her thoughts on a host of subjects - ships, cities, cats, sex, nationalism, Jewishness, civility and kindness - are inspired by the presence of Trieste, and recorded in or between the lines of this book. Evoking the whole of its modern history, from its explosive growth to wealth and fame under the Habsburgs, ...

Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere 2002, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780306811807

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Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere 2001, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743201285

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Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere 2001, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571204434

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