She was one of the outstanding travellers of the 20 th century. Writer and journalist through necessity, photographer by predilection, she explored distant regions of the planet in a search for the ultimate truth. A successful sportswoman famous for her travels and books, she criss-crossed the most outlying parts of the earth under what were truly adventurous conditions.


The Cruel Way
Switzerland to Afghanistan in a Ford, 1939
With a New Forword by Jessa Crispin
University of Chicago Press, 2013