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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
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 travelogue along the lines of the work of Spaulding Gray, about the playwright’s experiences of hitchhiking through America in the early 1970's—specifically about hitchhiking... More > from Boulder to Los Angeles, to San Francisco and back with another woman in the summer of 1973. 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 travelogue along the lines of the work of Spaulding Gray, about the playwright’s experiences of hitchhiking through America in the early 1970's—specifically about hitchhiking... More > from Boulder to Los Angeles, to San Francisco and back with another woman in the summer of 1973. 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 travelogue along the lines of the work of Spaulding Gray, about the playwright’s experiences of hitchhiking through America in the early 1970's—specifically about hitchhiking... More > from Boulder to Los Angeles, to San Francisco and back with another woman in the summer of 1973. 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
Snapshots of the Hippy Trail. By Billy Wells
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Authentic, grass roots, 60's tale of five years worth of journeys, made by a young, Cockney, rocker chancer around the Middle East, North Africa and on to India, it has old vans, monasteries,... More > contraband, romance, opium dens and the search for enlightenment...a historic, thrill packed document...a story told, humorously, in a round the campfire or sat in the pub, downhome style.< Less