A story of self discovery set against a journey across America. It follows the author as he moves from the social battlefield of Manhattan to rural Alabama, continually reinventing his own character as he travels. By the author of "Old Glory" and "Arabia through a Looking Glass".
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Jonathan Raban is the author of Passage to Juneau, Bad Land , Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Coasting, Old Glory, Arabia, Soft City and the novels Foreign Land (1985) and Waxwings (2003). His awards include the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Royal Society of Literature's Heinemann Award, the Thomas Cook Award, the PEN West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers' Award, and the Governor's Award of the State of Washington. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta , Harpers, the New York Review of Books, Outside, Atlantic Monthly, New Republic, and other magazines. In 1990 Raban, a British citizen, moved from London to Seattle, where he now lives with his daughter.
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002720310
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002720310