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Book
206 p. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01
Book
315 p. : map ; 25 cm.
  • The ten thousand things
  • Splitting
  • Hunching in a remotely upright position
  • The Pacific Crest Trail, volume I : California
  • Tracks
  • A bull in both directions
  • The only girl in the woods
  • Corvidology
  • Staying found
  • Range of light
  • The lou out of lou
  • This far
  • The accumulation of trees
  • Wild
  • Box of rain
  • Mazama
  • Into a primal gear
  • The queen of the PCT
  • The dream of a common language.
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01
Book
x, 622 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01
Book
v, 245 p. ; 23 cm.
For 6,557 miles, Chuck Klosterman thought about dying. He drove a rental car from New York to Rhode Island to Georgia to Mississippi to Iowa to Minneapolis to Fargo to Seattle, and he chased death and rock 'n' roll all the way. Within the span of twenty-one days, Chuck had three relationships end -- one by choice, one by chance, and one by exhaustion. He snorted cocaine in a graveyard. He walked a half-mile through a bean field. A man in Dickinson, North Dakota, explained to him why we have fewer windmills than we used to. He listened to the KISS solo albums and the Rod Stewart box set. At one point, poisonous snakes became involved. The road is hard. From the Chelsea Hotel to the swampland where Lynyrd Skynyrd's plane went down to the site where Kurt Cobain blew his head off, Chuck explored every brand of rock star demise. He wanted to know why the greatest career move any musician can make is to stop breathing...and what this means for the rest of us. .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780743264457 20160527
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01

5. America day by day [1999]

Book
xviii, 390 p. ; 24 cm.
Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her from one coast of the United States to the other, and back again. Embraced by the Conde Nast set in a swirl of cocktail parties in New York, where she was hailed as the 'prettiest existentialist' by Janet Flanner in "The New Yorker", de Beauvoir traveled west by car, train, and Greyhound, immersing herself in the nation's culture, customs, people, and landscape. The detailed diary she kept of her trip became "America Day by Day", published in France in 1948 and offered here in a completely new translation.It is one of the most intimate, warm, and compulsively readable texts from the great writer's pen. Fascinating passages are devoted to Hollywood, the Grand Canyon, New Orleans, Las Vegas, and San Antonio. We see de Beauvoir gambling in a Reno casino, smoking her first marijuana cigarette in the Plaza Hotel, donning raingear to view Niagara Falls, lecturing at Vassar College, and learning firsthand about the Chicago underworld of morphine addicts and petty thieves with her lover Nelson Algren as her guide. This fresh, faithful translation superbly captures the essence of Simone de Beauvoir's distinctive voice. It demonstrates once again why she is one of the most profound, original, and influential writers and thinkers of the twentieth century.On New York: 'I walk between the steep cliffs at the bottom of a canyon where no sun penetrates: it's permeated by a salt smell. Human history is not inscribed on these carefully calibrated buildings: They are closer to prehistoric caves than to the houses of Paris or Rome.' On Los Angeles: 'I watch the Mexican dances and eat chili con carne, which takes the roof off my mouth, I drink the tequila and I'm utterly dazed with pleasure.'.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520209794 20160528
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01

6. Anywhere but here [1987 - ]

Book
406 p. ; 25 cm.
A national bestseller, "Anywhere But Here" is a moving, often comic portrait of wise child Ann August and her mother, Adele, a larger-than-life American dreamer. As they travel through the landscape of their often conflicting ambitions, Ann and Adele bring to life a novel that is a brilliant exploration of the perennial urge to keep moving, even at the risk of profound disorientation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780394552835 20160527
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01
Book
421 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01

8. On the road [1957]

Book
xvii, 605 p. ; 21 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, HISTORY-69Q-01
Book
283 p. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01
eReserve
AMSTUD-109Q-01, HISTORY-69Q-01