Bookstore

bandit roads 80x80 - Ghost Riders : Travels with American Nomads
Bandit Roads : Into the Lawless Heart of Mexico
March 3, 2020
arabia a journey 80x80 - Ghost Riders : Travels with American Nomads
Arabia : A Journey Through The Heart of the Middle East
March 3, 2020
Show all

Ghost Riders : Travels with American Nomads

Ghost Riders combines history, travelogue and a revealing personal narrative to create a multi-dimensional map of the travelling soul.

$31.95

Usually ships in 3-7 days

SKU: 9780349112688 Category:

Deprecated: get_woocommerce_term_meta is deprecated since version 3.6! Use get_term_meta instead. in /var/www/staging.latitudebooks.com.au/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4773

Richard Grant has never spent more than twenty-two consecutive nights under the same roof. Motivated partly by his own wanderlust and partly by his realisation that America is a land populated by wanderers, he set out to test his theory. AMERICAN NOMADS is the extraordinary result. 'Freedom is impossible and meaningless within the confines of sedentary society, the only true freedom is the freedom to cross the land, beholden to no one'. Grant follows the trails of the first European to wander across the American West (a failed conquistador); joins a group of rodeo-competing cowboys (and gets thrown by a mechanical bull); tells the story of the vanishing nomadic Indians and links up with 300,000 'gerito gypsies' - old people who live and travel in their RVs (Recreational Vehicles).
'When all is said and done, there are two types of men: those who stay at home and those who do not' Kipling. This is the story of those that 'did not' who are populated - and are still travelling - in America.

ISBN9780349112688
Book Title

Ghost Riders

Publisher

Little Brown Book Group

Imprint

Abacus

Genre

Travel Writing

Format

Paperback

Dimensions

198mm x 126mm

Date Published

February 2004

Pages

320

Weight.250 kg

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.