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Title: BORDER CROSSING
ON THE ROAD FROM PEKING TO PARIS
By: Rosie Thomas
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1860498116
ISBN 13: 9781860498114
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Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
Pub. date: 6 December, 2001
Pages: 320
Description: * Bestselling novelist Rosie Thomas and a 1968 Volvo travel from NW5 across the roof of the world. For those who long to give it all up and pit themselves against the challenge of a truly exciting adventure.
Synopsis: On 6th September 1997, Rosie Thomas, mother of two, bestselling author of a dozen novels, nearing fifty years of age, stepped into a Volvo Amazon in Beijing that was to take her half-way across the world. She and her co-driver - nearly twenty years her junior - Phil Bowen, a pearl diver, charter boat skipper and photographer, were set to retrace the run of the first ever international motor rally. The excitement of the daily time challenge, the strange camaraderie, the bickering over who should drive, the dangerous endurance test of miles on dirt roads, up mountains and through deserts, followed by nights spent sleeping outdoors or in flea pit hotels, is more than matched by Rosie's own internal journey, including a near-death experience at the top of the Himalayas.
Illustrations: 8 colour illustrations
Publication: UK
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Returns: Non-returnable
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