From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics' Circle Award-and one of the most original thinkers of our time-a riveting collection of essays about places in dramatic transition. Ein Buch speziell für Sie! Für wahre Liebhaber von Büchern und Lesen bietet unsere Website die Möglichkeit, Far and Away. Eine Anmeldung ist nicht erforderlich. Unsere Online-Ressource bietet eine große Auswahl an verschiedenen buchformaten. Dank dessen können Sie es auf verschiedenen Arten von Geräten Lesen. Far and Away collects Andrew Solomon's writings about places undergoing seismic shifts-political, cultural, and spiritual. Chronicling his stint on the barricades in Moscow in 1991, when he joined artists in resisting the coup whose failure ended the Soviet Union, his 2002 account of the rebirth of culture in Afghanistan following the fall of the Taliban, his insightful appraisal of a Myanmar seeped in contradictions as it slowly, fitfully pushes toward freedom, and many other stories of profound upheaval, this book provides a unique window onto the very idea of social change. With his signature brilliance and compassion, Solomon demonstrates both how history is altered by individuals, and how personal identities are altered when governments. . .