Riding Toward Everywhere by William T. VollmannRiding Toward Everywhere by William T. Vollmann

Riding Toward Everywhere

byWilliam T. Vollmann

Paperback | December 23, 2008

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Arelentlessly curious, endlessly sensitive, and unequivocally adventurous examiner of human existence, William T. Vollmann now takes to the rails. In the company of experienced fellow train-hopper Steve, Vollmann trawls the secretive waters of a unique underground lifestyle—subjecting both our national romance with and skepticism about the hobo life to his finely tuned, analytical eye. Carrying on in the footloose tradition of Huckleberry Finn, he offers a moving, strikingly modern vision of the American dream, brilliantly exploring both our deeply ingrained romanticizing of "freedom" and the myriad ways we restrict the very freedoms we profess to admire.

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Title:Riding Toward EverywhereFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:December 23, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061256765

ISBN - 13:9780061256769

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