Report from Practically Nowhere

iUniverse, 2000年3月21日 - 248 頁
This is an authoritative assessment of thirteen of the most unimportant nations on the face of the earth. To achieve this milestone of journalism, John Sack traveled on innumerable planes, boats, trains, buses and one "bus", on the London tube, by muleback and by tonga, all the way from Lundy in the Bristol Channel to Sikkim on the borders of Tibet.

The amazing fact is that all these countries exist. In adding not one word to the truth except his own relish and wit, John Sack has produced a wonderfully comic book.

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用戶評語  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

A dated but amusing look at the world in the mid 1950s from the point of view of 13 no-account countries (now dubbed 'micro-nations'). Many of these no longer exist; Lundy has been absorbed into the ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - TadAD - LibraryThing

The Authors Guild has an effort to republish older best-selling books that have fallen out of print. John Sack's account of traveling to thirteen countries so small that the world was largely unaware ... 閱讀評論全文

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關於作者 (2000)

He has been a newspaper reporter in North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia; a contributor to Harper's , Atlantic Monthly, and The New Yorker; a writer, producer, and special correspondent for CBS News; and a war correspondent in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Yugoslavia. The author of ten nonfiction books, Sack lives in the Rocky Mountains.