Book Review: Fast Train Russia

Fast Train Russia

Higginbotham, Jay

Dodd, Mead, and Co., New York, 1983

1966: A schoolteacher from Mobile, Alabama, on a round-the-world trip leaves some friends he was visiting at a US air base in Japan and boards a Russian ship headed to Nakhodka, from thence to proceed to Moscow via the Trans-Siberian railroad.  The trip is detailed in postscript after nearly 20 years based on his journal.  First he is the oddity, confusing the other passengers.  Then he begins to meet the people and play with the children on board and becomes the celebrity of the trip as the passengers gel into a community. A good tale of humanity and a train.

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