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Riding Toward Everywhere

Riding Toward Everywhere( )
Author: Vollmann, William T.
ISBN:978-0-06-125676-9
Publication Date:Dec 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Ecco
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Food, Lodging & Transportation / Rail Travel
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.655 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Vollmann, William T. (Author)
Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University.

He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan.

He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.

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