Lost In America: A Dead-End Journey by Colby Buzzell

Lost In America: A Dead-End Journey

byColby Buzzell

Hardcover | August 23, 2011

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$5.00 online 
$27.99
Earn 25 plum® points

Out of stock online

Available in stores

about

"Nothingless than the soul of an extremely interesting human being at war on ourbehalf." —Kurt Vonnegut

Astunning portrait of modern America by Colby Buzzell,the critically acclaimed author of My War: Killing Time in Iraq.Recounting his five-month journey through the country, from its thrivingcoastlines to its rust-belt wrecks, Buzzell reveals aparadoxical landscape of American dreams both achieved and broken, manifestdestinies claimed and refuted, and community ties pulled apart and patchedtogether. In the tradition of John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley, Buzzell’s Lost in America uncovers the starkrealities of our national character even as it explores the deepest questionsof identity, unity, and fatherhood.

About The Author

Colby Buzzell is the author of My War: Killing Time in Iraq and served as an infantryman in the United States Army during the Iraq War. Assigned to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team in 2003, Buzzell blogged from the front lines of Iraq as a replacement for his habitual journaling back in the states. In 2004 Buzzell was profiled in Esquire?...
My War: Kiling Time in Iraq
My War: Kiling Time in Iraq

by Colby Buzzell

$13.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War
Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War

by Matt Gallagher

$13.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Details & Specs

Title:Lost In America: A Dead-End JourneyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.01 inPublished:August 23, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061841358

ISBN - 13:9780061841354

Look for similar items by category:

Nearby Stores

We found 0 nearby stores

Customer Reviews of Lost In America: A Dead-End Journey

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

“A witty, fearless, sharp-eyed chronicler of America in decline. Buzzell exhibits a Henry Miller-like talent for the memorable character sketch.”