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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
Crew One: A World War II Memoir of VPB-108 By Dennis Scranton
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Merriam Press Military Monograph 67. Fourth Edition (September 2012). Memoir by a radar operator/gunner aboard a PB4Y-2 Privateer of VPB-108 in the Pacific, stationed at Hawaii, Kwajalein, Truk,... More > Tinian, Peleliu, 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
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