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Feasting on the Breeze: A Memoir of Hitchhiking America at the Turn of the Century By Carl Cole
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In 1998 I left everything I'd ever known behind and began a journey that would last a lifetime.I strapped on a backpack and hit the road with no particular destination in mind. I was looking for... More > something that made sense in a world of confusion and lies. I wanted to witness a different perspective on life and find somewhere to belong. From the gutters of New Orleans to the mountains of Colorado, and beyond, an unexplicable desire forced me to keep a detailed journal of the events that transpied. This is that journal. Heralded as "On the Road' for the New Millenium" by Daniel Quinn, best-selling author of Ishmael.< Less
Feasting on the Breeze: A Memoir of Hitchhiking America at the Turn of the Century By Carl Cole
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In 1998 I left everything I'd ever known behind and began a journey that would last a lifetime.I strapped on a backpack and hit the road with no particular destination in mind. I was looking for... More > something that made sense in a world of confusion and lies. I wanted to witness a different perspective on life and find somewhere to belong. From the gutters of New Orleans to the mountains of Colorado, and beyond, an unexplicable desire forced me to keep a detailed journal of the events that transpied. This is that journal. Heralded as "On the Road' for the New Millenium" by Daniel Quinn, best-selling author of Ishmael.< Less
Out of Paradise - A Hitchhiker's Guide to the World - A Chronicle of an Era By Gregg Greening
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The journey follows my intrepid travels over the next 40 years and counting – through more than 35 countries around the world - doing exactly what I’ve wanted to do, where I’ve... More > wanted to do it, when,and for all the right reasons. I’ve wined, dined, lived and traveled with superstars – Nina Simone to The Rolling Stones - Ray Charles to Little Feat - Spent 8 years in the music industry - Recorded the world’s first commercial digital recordings – Been in 6 movies – Skied the Matterhorn, the Zugspitz, Harris Mts. to the Himalayas – Sailed the Mediterranean – Murder in Mallorca - Shipwrecked off the Spanish Coast – Dived the Northern Marianas - Fiji to Phi Phi – I’ve seen the sunrise from Haleakala to Jomon Saki - Scaled Mt. Fuji – Traversed the Great Wall – 8 years throughout Europe - 20 years in Japan – 6 years New Zealand – 5 years China - most points in between - and now Thailand and Buddha and the Art of SUV Maintenance… I have a few tales to tell…< Less
No Time Like the Past: Memoirs Volume 1 By Richard Monaco
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Richard Monaco is most wel-known for his best-selling Parsival novels, published between 1977 and 2012, two of which were Pulitzer Prize finalists. In a career spanning almost four decades, Monaco... More > has published eighteen books with more on the way. He studied musical composition at Columbia University, was the editor of a national student newspaper and a poetry magazine. He also had a radio talk show based on his textbook The Logic of Poetry. He has taught and lectured on writing, and written Hollywood screenplays as well as stage plays. In 1979, he cofounded a NYC literary agency, and in 2015, he co-created Grand Central Review, a quarterly online literary journal. In these pages, Richard tells the story of how he came to be a writer: growing up in NYC and upstate New York, hitchhiking across America, cab driving in Manhattan, and finally finding success as a writer with his debut novel, Parsival or a Knight's Tale.< Less
Crew One: A World War 2 Memoir of Patrol Bombing Squadron 108 By Dennis Scranton
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir 13. First Edition, 2016. Memoir by a radar operator/gunner aboard a PB4Y-2 Privateer of VPB-108 in the Pacific, stationed at Hawaii, Kwajalein, Truk, Tinian, Peleliu,... More > and Iwo Jima, flying missions as far as the Japanese home islands. Contents: Pearl Harbor; Back in School Again; Another School; Fun for a Change; Flying at Last; PB4Y-1s; VPB-108; Acceptance; The “Privateer”; Crow’s Landing; Training; TransPac; Party Time; Kaneohe; Honolulu and the Bird Farm; Thieves?; Peleliu; Tinian; Getting to Work; Tinian Routine; Photo Business; In Retrospect; Other Crews; Lost Crew; Flying with Big John; Pappy; Tenaga Shima; Press Release; Crew Shot Down; Radar; Moving Up; Russia; Marcus Island; Marcus Aftermath; War is Over; Medal Time; Hitchhikers; Shipboard Life. 33 photos, map. Review by Dick Helling: This is another long overdue book on an aircraft people didn't even know existed. A very good read.< Less
The 1957 Sachs Arctic Expedition By Harley L. Sachs
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With no GI Bill income duing the summer I couldn't afford rent, so set off to hitchhike to North Cape, the northernmmost land in Europe. I had an old Boy Scout backpack, tent, sleeping bag, nesting... More > pots and a pan, and a tiny Lomas gasoline stove. I made the trip on $2 a day, a great adventure through Sweden, Norway, and Finland.< Less
The 1957 Sachs Arctic Expedition By Harley L. Sachs
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With no GI Bill income duing the summer I couldn't afford rent, so set off to hitchhike to North Cape, the northernmmost land in Europe. I had an old Boy Scout backpack, tent, sleeping bag, nesting... More > pots and a pan, and a tiny Lomas gasoline stove. I made the trip on $2 a day, a great adventure through Sweden, Norway, and Finland.< Less
Creeping Charlie By Kay Frank
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This memoir is about the author's growing up in a large family; being a nun for 9 years - of life afterwards including the early death of her first husband and struggles with Parkinson's. It tells... More > of no-frills European travel via thumb and camping and a post-retirement organizing business. A recent tragedy is testing her faith.< Less
Crossing the Rapelands: A One-Woman Show By Carolyn Gage
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This is a one-woman show about the playwright’s experiences of hitchhiking through America in the early 1970's—specifically about hitchhiking from Boulder to Los Angeles, to San Francisco... More > and back with another woman in the summer of 1973. In this tale of lost lesbian love, Gage incorporates the tales of other women crossing the "Rapelands" of the West: Sacajawea, Janis Joplin, Thelma and Louise, and the Women of the Orego< Less
Crossing the Rapelands: A One - Woman Show By Carolyn Gage
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This is a one-woman show about the playwright’s experiences of hitchhiking through America in the early 1970's—specifically about hitchhiking from Boulder to Los Angeles, to San Francisco... More > and back with another woman in the summer of 1973. In this tale of lost lesbian love, Gage incorporates the tales of other women crossing the "Rapelands" of the West: Sacajawea, Janis Joplin, Thelma and Louise, and the Women of the Oregon Trail.< Less