Amritsar to Lahore

Amritsar to Lahore

Author: Stephen Alter

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ISBN: 0140296646

Category: India

Page: 240

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In India The Border Represents A Source Of National Regret&In Pakistan It Is A Symbol Of Identity And Pride. Amritsar To Lahore Describes A Journey Across The Contentious Border- An Artificial Fault Line -That Lies Between India And Pakistan, Two Countries Whose Destinies Remain Inextricably Linked. The Author, An American Born In India, And Who Has Lived Here For Much Of His Life, Starts And Finishes His Travels In New Delhi, Visiting The Cities Of Amritsar, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad And Peshawar, As Well As The Hill Stations Of Mussoorie In India And Murree In Pakistan. Crossing The Border By Train, He Retraces The Legendary Route Of The Frontier Mail, And After Reaching The Khybar Pass, He Returns By Bus Along The Grand Trunk Road That Was Once The Lifeline Of The Undivided Subcontinent.
Amritsar to Lahore
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Stephen Alter
Categories: India
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

In India The Border Represents A Source Of National Regret&In Pakistan It Is A Symbol Of Identity And Pride. Amritsar To Lahore Describes A Journey Across The Contentious Border- An Artificial Fault Line -That Lies Between India And Pakistan, Two Countries Whose Destinies Remain Inextricably Linked. The Author, An American
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