For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling across America in a single-engine prop airplane. Our Towns is a vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media.
In 1899, railroad magnate Edward H. Harriman organized a summer voyage to Alaska with some of America’s best and brightest scientists and writers. Armed with Dramamine and an industrial-strength mosquito net, Mark Adams sets out to retrace the 1899 expedition.
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