Walking to Vermont

a foreign correspondent greets retirement by hitting the road for the crowning adventure of his life by Christopher S. Wren

Publisher: Simon & Schuster in New York

Written in English
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  • Wren, Christopher S. -- 1936- -- Travel -- New England,
  • Wren, Christopher S. -- 1936- -- Travel -- New York (State),
  • Walking -- New England,
  • Walking -- New York (State),
  • Foreign correspondents -- United States -- Biography,
  • Retirement -- United States -- Psychological aspects,
  • New England -- Description and travel,
  • New York (State) -- Description and travel
  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChristopher S. Wren.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272139M
    ISBN 100743251520
    LC Control Number2003054303

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