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MAJIC BUS: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY, THE

Brinkley, Douglas

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ISBN 10: 0151556946 / ISBN 13: 9780151556946
Published by Harcourt Brace & Co., 1993
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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513pp Illus The maiden voyage of Hofstra University's traveling course "An American Odyssey: Art and Culture across America.". Bookseller Inventory # 26699

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Title: MAJIC BUS: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY, THE

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Co.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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Excerpts from student journals and photographs mark a Hofstra University professor's account of his "travelling classroom," in which seventeen students took a six-week bus tour across America, reading, meeting cultural heroes, and experiencing the country. 25,000 first printing.

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Seeking a better way to teach history to undergraduates, Professor Douglas Brinkley acquired a sleeper bus and took his classroom on the road. From the six-week journey across America that he and seventeen students undertook visiting historical sites such as Monticello and meeting with William Burroughs and other cultural heroes, Brinkley has crafted a lively, engaging travelogue that reaches toward a new understanding of what it means to be an American.

"A veritable love song to America."--Stephen Ambrose

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